Christopher S. Dreves, age 58, died peacefully on July 10, 2019 in Springdale, Ark. He is survived by the mother of his children, Cherilyn Clark; four children and their spouses, Stephanie and Kevin Grissom, Raymond and Natasha Dreves, Michael and Angie Bolser, and Darrian and Isaac Conner; eight grandchildren, K'Ola-Shae, Carson, Jessica, Madison, Serenity, Raylan, Riley, and Wesley all of Northwest Ark.; his sister, Susan Petko, of Hollow Rock, Tenn.; along with other friends and extended family. He is preceded in death by his father and stepmother, Al and Jody Dreves, of Lawton Okla.; his mother and stepfather, John and Sidney Metz, of Hollow Rock, Tenn.; and grandson, Felix Bolser of Springdale Ark. Christopher was born on February 12, 1961 in Schenectady, N.Y. to parents Alfred F. Dreves Jr. and Sidney Smith. He graduated from Lawton High and served in the Army National Guard for six years. He enjoyed doing automotive body work and later became a plumber after moving to Fayetteville, Ark. His hobbies included mostly fishing; along with spending time with his children and grandchildren. In lieu of a funeral service, a private memorial dinner will be held for close family and friends. The family would like to thank Westwood Health and Rehabilitation; along with Circle of Life Hospice in Springdale Ark. Online condolences www.WestfieldChapel.com.
Published July 14, 2019