Transition: Christopher Wayne Alvard (Aug. 23, 1980-Feb. 8, 2018)

Monday, February 19, 2018

Christopher Wayne Alvard, of Eureka Springs, Ark. was born August 23, 1980 in Rogers, Arkansas, son of Charlie Ray Alvard and Maxine (Reddick) and Geary Robinette. He departed this life Thursday, February 8, 2018 in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, at the age of 37.

Chris was a foreman with ARCO Excavation and Paving in Bentonville, Arkansas. He truly loved being dad. Chris enjoyed fishing, hunting, four-wheeling and just spending time with his children, family and friends. He was a hard-working man with the most contagious smile and huge generous heart. Everyone who knew him will miss him dearly.

Chris is survived by his three children, son, Dakota Lee Hall-Alvard, son, Liam Christopher Alvard; daughter, Reagan Lynn Alvard, all of Eureka Springs. He is also survived by his parents, Maxine and Geary Robinette of Berryville; father, Charlie Alvard of Berryville; sister, Jenny Horn of Berryville; brother, Benny Alvard of Berryville; sister, Sara Alvard of Siloam Springs, Ark.; mother of Liam and Reagan Alvard, Shelby Sebby; father and mother-in-law, Paul and Carole Sebby of Eureka Springs; numerous aunts, uncles, in-laws, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and many, many friends.

He is preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Willis Lee Alvard; paternal grandmother, Susie Jane Edmondson Alvard; maternal grandfather, Thomas Lee Reddick; maternal grandmother, Mary Lois Redwine Reddick; paternal grandfather, Gerald Robinette and paternal grandmother, Francis Jean Smith Whiteley.

Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at Faith Christian Family Church, Eureka Springs, Arkansas. Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at Faith Christian Family Church with Brother Kenny Robinette officiating. Interment will follow the service in the Reddick Cemetery, Garfield, Arkansas under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Memorial donations may be made to the Chris Alvard Memorial Fund at any Cornerstone Bank location. Online condolences sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com. Nelson Funeral Service, Inc. 2018