October 18, 1974 — February 21, 2012
Christopher L. Alton, 37, of Brecksville, OH, formerly of Peoria, passed away at 12:50 p.m. on Tuesday, February 21, 2012, at his home.
He was a parishioner of St. Ann Catholic Church in Peoria, where his Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. on Monday, February 27, 2012, with Fr. Terry Cassidy as celebrant. Visitation will be from 3 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, February 26, 2012, at Clary Funeral Home, 3004 West Lake Avenue in Peoria. Interment will be at Lutheran Cemetery in Peoria.
Chris was born in Peoria on October 18, 1974, a son of Larry and Valorie (White) Alton. He is survived by his father, of Weatherford, TX; mother, of Peoria; daughter, Chandler Stewart of Peoria; sisters, Michelle and Sherry Bennett of Peoria; and companion, Amanda Long of Brecksville.
He was a 1992 graduate of Manual High School in Peoria, where he was a member of their football team. After graduation, he attended Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, before joining the U.S. Army, where he served as an airborne ranger.
Chris started his career with AFLAC Insurance in Peoria and was most recently the Regional Sales Coordinator in Cleveland, OH. He was formerly employed in sales with Jim McComb Chevrolet in Peoria.
He enjoyed working out, gaining knowledge, science and research, listening to The Beatles, traveling, playing rugby and video games, watching Chicago Cubs Baseball and Chicago Bears Football, but he most enjoyed spending time with his family, daughter, friends, girlfriend and dogs.
Chris had an undeniable passion for life and his career with AFLAC. He was a hard worker and energized, encouraged and motivated everyone around him. He will be remembered as an outgoing, fun-loving, protective, dependable and vibrant young man and for the excitement he created, his great sense of humor and his energy. He had a profound impact on those close to him.
Memorial contributions may be made in Chris’ memory to the American Cancer Society’s Road to Recovery Program in Peoria or to St. Ann Catholic Church.
to the family or
plant a tree
in memory of Christopher Alton, please
visit our floral store.
You can still show your support by sending flowers directly to the family, or by planting a memorial tree in the memory of Christopher Alton
To send flowers to the family in memory of Christopher Alton, please visit our flower store