Christopher George Gresham
Chris went peacefully to his heavenly home on June 5, 2021. He was born in Oxford to George and Irene Gresham. His greatest passions in life were his wife of almost 50 years, Cathy; his children, grandchildren and beloved dog Abby. He loved spending time with his family and Sunday lunches with children and grandchildren was a family tradition.
Chris loved bluegrass music and travelled to as many Bluegrass festivals as possible and he and Cathy developed friends in several states that enjoyed bluegrass with him. Chris also had a passion for cooking and was well known for his barbecue skills. He loved living on his farm surrounded by his family and enjoyed watching his cows grow.
Chris was a lifetime member of Peace’s Chapel Baptist Church serving as a Deacon, Trustee, Sunday School Teacher, member of Cemetery Committee, Building and Grounds Committee and was instrumental in restarting the Brotherhood.
He is survived by his wife, Cathy, three children, Tonya Pendergrass (Tony) of Bracey, VA; Kimberly Jackson (Wayne) and Michael Gresham (Chrissy) of Oxford. Six grandchildren Denis Pendergrass, USAF, Germany, Kat Pendergrass, Daniil Pendergrass, Krystal Parrish, Chance Gresham and Bryson Gresham. Three sisters, Ellen Philpott of Martinsville, VA, Carolyn Morford (Craig) and Connie Adcock (David) of Oxford. He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Irene.
A celebration of life will be held at Peace’s Chapel Baptist Church on Tuesday, June 8th at 2:00 PM. You may access the celebration of life service by clicking on the following link:
Celebration of Life: https://vimeo.com/560369743
Burial service will follow the Celebration of Life in the Peace’s Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery. You may access the burial service by clicking on the following link:
Burial Service: https://vimeo.com/560436109 If the livestream is not working, it will be uploaded shortly after the service has ended.
Family will accept visitors in fellowship hall immediately following the service and other times at the home.
Flowers are kindly accepted.