GREENSBORO - Christopher Roderic Dressler, 64, of Greensboro, died Wednesday night at Moses Cone Memorial Hospital.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, in the chapel of Grace Episcopal Church in Lexington, where he was a member. Burial will follow at Arlington National Cemetery with full military honors.
Chris was born July 23, 1948 in Huntington, W.V., to Bertram Dressler and Doris McBride Dressler.
Chris was a U.S. Army veteran serving in Vietnam, where he received the Purple Heart Award. He graduated from the NC State University Agricultural Institute and spent his career as a golf course superintendent and in turf equipment sales. He will be remembered most for his kind, gentle soul and for his humility. He was a loving husband and a giving friend.
In addition to his parents, Chris was preceded in death by his brother, Andrew Dressler.
Surviving is his wife of 36 years, Joan Brinson Dressler.
Memorials may be directed to the Salvation Army, PO Box 5310, Greensboro, NC 27435 or to Triad Golden Retriever Rescue, c/o Alexey Ferrell, 2 Fleming Trace Circle, Greensboro, NC 27410.
Online condolences may be made at www.haneslineberryfuneralhomes.com.