"Please accept our heart felt condolences over your loss of Chris. My husband Jeff, always spoke well of him and had the greatest respect for the kind of Man, Father, Brother, Son, Friend and Soldier that he was. Now He is Home with the Father in Heaven. Our Prayers, Jeff, Robin Hartman and family, Clarksville, TN"
– Jeff and Robin Hartman, Friend,
Clarksville, TN, Feb 25, 2013
" The Springfield American Legion Post 48 salutes you Christopher for you courageous duty to your country in its time of need. You are a HERO for your service and we Thank You. To your family and many loved ones and friends we pass on our censer condolences and prayers of peace and understanding. May God bless you and keep you for now and for evermore.
Chaplain Fred Parkhurst"
– Chaplain Fred Parkhurst, American Legion Post 48,
Springfield, TN, Feb 18, 2013
"Please except our deepest sympathy, our country lost a good man."
– CW4 D. Logan, A co.229 th AHB ret. Army,
Bell, FL, Feb 17, 2013
"Chris was one of the greatest friends and soldier I had the honor of knowing. I am blessed to have had him as a friend. His smile was contagious and everyone caught it. He had time for everyone no matter what the situation.Chris had a saying during our deployment, I am so Tiredd! Well my friend, you are at rest now! Peace be with you. Please keep us all under your watchful eye and guide us through our lives as we try to be as upbeat and as Happy as you were! I miss you my dear friend! My deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Chris!! Rest in Peace brother!"
– Patrick Hopkins, Friend,
Clarksville, TN, Feb 17, 2013