Christopher Joe Garrison, age 33, of Imperial, Mo., passed away Thursday, July 4, 2013. He was an amazing husband and loving father who was taken far too soon. He was born on April 16, 1980, to Darlene Garrison. He was joined in marriage to Jennifer (nee Heislen) Garrison on August 14, 2004. She survives at the home with their two amazing little boys, Hayden and Noah. Chris is also survived by his mother, Darlene Garrison; one sister, Kelly (Tom) Bourgeois; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Gary and Lisa Heislen; brother-in-law, Ryan (Brie) Heislen; sister-in-law, Nicole Heislen; one niece, Hailey Bourgeois; two nephews, Brennan Bourgeois and Ryker Heislen. He will be sadly missed by many relatives, friends, neighbors and co-workers too numerous to list. As put by one of his dearest friends.His infectious smile, quick wit and sarcasm could command the attention of a room within seconds and have everyone in it laughing hysterically. His drive to live life to the fullest and never hold back is something we all can learn from. Chris will be forever missed and never forgotten. Funeral service will be at KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY Chapel, 5255 Lemay Ferry Rd., Arnold, Mo. on Wednesday, July 10, at 10 a.m. Interment will be in Shepherd Hills Cemetery in Imperial, Mo. Visitation will be Tuesday, from 4-9 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, trust funds have been established at First Community Credit Union in St. Louis for the children of Chris.