Christopher A. GipsonJune 29, 1961 ~ May 17, 2017 (age 55)
Chris’s life began on June 29, 1961 in El Dorado. He is the son of Elbert and Laverne (Cox) Gipson. Chris is a 1979 graduate of El Dorado High School. He was united in marriage to Lisa Sibley on March 11, 1983 in Miami, OK. Chris worked for Valassis Communication for 27 years. He and Lisa attended Countryside Christian Church in Wichita. Chris was first and foremost a man of God, and a wonderful husband, father and “papa”. He was an avid Kansas City Chiefs, Royals, Kansas University and Wichita Shockers fan. He enjoyed fishing throughout his life. His greatest joy was his family which includes his wife Lisa, daughters Stephanie (Brad) and Amanda (Al), his three adored grandchildren and brothers Leroy and Norman (Vicky) Gipson. Chris passed away on May 17, 2017 in Wichita. He is preceded in death by his parents and infant sister Marjorie Sue. Chris’s family will gather with friends on Sunday from 2-5 p.m. at Carlson Funeral Home (200 S. Star, El Dorado). His funeral service will be held on Monday at 10:30 a.m. at Countryside Christian Church (1919 Rock Rd, Wichita) led by Pastor Lito Solorio. He will be laid to rest in Sunset Lawns Cemetery, El Dorado. Memorial contributions in Chris’s name may be directed to the Union Rescue Mission (2800 N Hillside St, Wichita, KS 67219). Please sign his online guestbook and leave a memory of Chris at www.carlsonkirbymorris.com.