Christopher Virden, age 32, of Theodore, Alabama, passed away Monday, September 17, 2018.
A public gathering will be held Wednesday, September 26, 2018, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Mobile Memorial Gardens Funeral Home.
He is preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Ed Virden.
Survivors include his mother, Heike Pearson (Ben); father, Edwin Virden; maternal grandparents, Rolf and Hanni Meyer; paternal grandmother, Sybil Wosachlo; step-grandmother, Mary Grace Pearson; aunts, Sandra Woellenstein (Mike) and Mary Ellen Pearson; and cousin, Nico Hackenberg.
In lieu of flowers, the family request memorials be made to Amazing Grace Bully Rescue, 4600 Mobile Highway #9-140, Pensacola, FL 32506 or online at www.amazinggracebullyrescue.org.
Condolences may be offered at www.mobilefuneralservice.com.
You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers - the Ryland Family
Kim RylandRobertsdale, AL
My heart is hurting with you! Our condolences to you and family! Hugs Ute
Ute i FaganLakewood, WA
My friend, your loss is hurting my heart. I ask God to hold you as you go through this season. Nothing will ease your pain but time will temper it so that you smile more, embrace memories and grieve in quiet moments when something you see or hear brings Chris to mind. I pray for you to have that peace that passes all understanding, friend. Holding your heart in my prayers.
Debbie HesterSemmes, AL
I am so sorry for your loss. Saying a prayer for all of you. May God bless all of you!!
Lana SmithWagarville, AL
I'm so very sorry for your loss and am praying for you and your family for comfort during this heartbreaking time.
Kim EverettTheodore`, AL
Heike, I'm so sorry for your loss. I will be thinking of you in the days and months ahead. Much love and hugs to you.
Leanna BelewSouth Bend, IN
Condolences to my longtime friend Heike, and family.
I share your pain my friend for the loss of your son Christopher and I pray, that our "Heavenly Father" will give you and the family the assurance of PEACE. A peace, that Christopher is now experiencing in HEAVEN.
May God bless you'll. Sigrid.
Sigrid Mc CormickSpanish Fort, AL
Heike, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. My heart breaks for you. You are in my prayers that your wonderful memories of Christopher will bring you peace during this difficult time.
Christine ErdmanTheododre, AL