Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)


February 20, 2013

Christopher Howard Deskins - 1969-2013

FLATWOODS — Christopher Howard Deskins, 43, of Flatwoods, passed away Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, at his residence.

He was born Aug. 12, 1969, in Canton, Ohio, a son of Howard R. and Barbara J. Burton Deskins of Huntington, W.Va.

He was a 1987 graduate of Boyd County High School. He was a truck driver for Quality Carriers and a member of Ashland Plaza Church of the Nazarene.

He is also survived by his wife, Shelley Wilks Deskins of Flatwoods; a daughter, Alexis Deskins of Barboursville, W.Va.; two stepdaughters, Kaitlyn Bradley and Emily Molter of Flatwoods; a stepson, Sean Quesenberry of Flatwoods; a brother and sister-in-law, Jeff and Athena Deskins of Pleasant View, Tenn.; and a nephew, Brent Deskins of Nashville, Tenn.

Funeral services will be at noon Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at Chapman’s Mortuary in Huntington by the Rev. Kevin Campbell and the Rev. Fred McCarty. Burial will be in Woodmere Memorial Park in Huntington.  

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at the funeral home.

Condolences may be sent to chapmans-mortuary.com.

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