Chris began his funeral service career after receiving his degree in Funeral Service from Vincennes University in 1990. A lifelong Vincennes resident and 1988 graduate of Vincennes Lincoln High School, his civic involvements include President of the Vincennes Athletic Booster Club and he serves on the Board of Directors of the Vincennes Basketball Association. He is a member of the Cremation Association of North America and the National Funeral Directors Association as well as the Indiana Funeral Director Association. Chris and his wife, Tonia, attend Old Cathedral Catholic Church. Chris and Tonia have two children, Bailey and Payton.