STOCKTON, Christopher Ryan- age 27 passed away Monday February 19, 2018. He is preceded in death by his paternal great grandparents, Hayward & Irene Gray; & Mary Lucy Cole; maternal great grandparents, Edith & Stanton Meador; Myrtie & Webb Shrum. Survived by father, Chris(Melinda) Stockton; mother. Carol Shrum(Stephen) Fancher; brother, Kevin Reese(Melissa Taylor) Stockton; Ryan's girlfriend, Bailee Ballard; grandparents, Kenneth Ray & Margie Meador Shrum; Conway "Pap" & Jean Stockton; step-siblings, Olivia Rose(Caleb Hulse) Fancher, Jessica(Jeremiah) Vantrease & their children, Teagan & Bentley, & Colten Morris; aunts & uncle, Kendra(Darrell) Lassiter, Karen(David) Woodroof, Tim (Tonyia) Stockton, Cindy & Rick Hardin; cousins, Karah(Joshua) Lewis, Kaitlyn(Brandon) Bradley, Craig(Lacey) Lassiter, Carson Lassiter, Brandon(Madison) Woodroof, Melissa(Ben) Kimball, Meagan Hardin, Chelsea Hardin, & Jessie(Sam) Greene.
Ryan was a 2009 graduate of Wilson Central High School, a member of Gladeville Baptist Church. He was currently employed as a Tattoo Artist with Queen of Hearts & formerly an artist with Pride & Glory in Nashville, TN. He was a member of the Knuckleheads RC & a friend to many.
Visitation will be held on Thursday February 22nd 2-6 p.m. in the Gladeville Baptist Church. A Celebration of Life service will follow at 6:00 p.m. Pastor Mark Marshall & Pastor Kevin Medlin will officiate the service. Pallbearers, Kevin Stockton, James Nikolai, Alex Contreras, T.J. Mattingly, Jared Brannon, John Wilson, Joey Harris, & Rob Neelly. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in his memory to New Leash On Life, 507 Jim Draper Blvd, Lebanon, Tn. 37087. PARTLOW FUNERAL CHAPEL (615) 444-7007 OBITUARY LINE (615) 444-7700.