Christopher David Kerst, beloved son of Sue and Roy Kerst and brother of Heather, died May 30 , 2007 in Dallas, Texas. He left behind his wife Kristi, his brother-in-law Max, grandmom Irene and aunts, uncles, cousins and friends in Texas, New York, Arkansas and North Carolina.
He graduated from the ?University of Arkansas at Fayetteville and during his studies he interned over a summer in Washington, D.C. with Rep. Asa Hutchinson.
He enjoyed his work and colleagues at Texas Mail Center, where he worked for the past six years. He adored bicycling, being outdoors, traveling and being with family and friends. He always made people laugh.
Graveside services were held June 2, at the Salem Cemetery with arrangements by Cox-Blevins Funeral Home of Salem, Ark.
In lieu of flowers and to honor his memory, donations can be made in Chris' name to the Shriner's Children's Hospital in Chicago, where he had surgery when he was younger. Donations can be sent by check to Shriner's Hospital for Children, 2211 North Oak Park Aver., Chicago, IL 60707. Reference that the donation is in memory of Christopher Kerst. One can also donate by calling 773-622-5400, ask for the donations office.