Christopher James Armstrong, son of Viki Prusia of Ridgecrest and James Armstrong of Round Rock, Texas, passed away Monday, Oct. 8, 2012.
Christopher was born on Jan. 11, 1982 in Anchorage, Alaska.
He moved to Ridgecrest with his mother in February, 1987.
He attended Ridgecrest Seventh-day Adventist School through eighth grade, and graduated from high school from Immanuel Christian School.
His first year of college was at Walla Walla University in Walla Walla, Wash. He then attended cerro Coso Community College off and on, working toward a degree in music and computer engineering.
Music was Christopher’s passion and he was an accomplished musician.
He is survived by both his parents; his grandparents, Victor and Sandra Jennings of Madison, Ala; sisters Antje Frei of Los Angeles and Danielle Halewijn of Fullerton; brother Jayson Wallar of Cookeville, Tenn; uncle Robert Jennings and aunt Lupe Jennings of Inyokern; aunt Lynn Lloyd and uncle Dan Lloyd of Madison, Ala; and his cousins Brianna Adams and Brooke Lloyd of Madison, Ala., and Victor, Bethany and Joseph Jennings of Inyokern.
To know Christopher was to love him. His passing leaves a huge void in the lives of his family and close friends.
His memorial service was held Tuesday at 3 p.m. at the Ridgecrest Seventh-day Adventist Church. A reception followed at a private residence.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Ridgecrest Regional Hospital Foundation, 1081 N. China Lake Blvd., Ridgecrest, CA 93555, attention Alice Benton.