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John Albert Chrislip II


1948 - 2019
John Albert Chrislip II Obituary
Chrislip II, John Albert, John Albert Chrislip II, beloved brother, uncle and friend, died unexpectedly on November 29, 2019 at home. He was born on November 30, 1948 in Pittsburgh, PA, to John Albert Chrislip and Alberta Margaret (Nestor) Chrislip. Following his 1966 graduation from Parsons High School in Parsons, WV, John moved to Washington D.C. and held positions at the Federal Housing Administration (FHA), the White House, and the law firm of Arent Fox. He ended his career at the law firm of Arnold & Porter after a 41-year tenure. John is survived by his sisters Peggy Chrislip-Diekan (Seabrook, MD) and Cathy Chrislip-McGinnis (Patrick), Cuyahoga Falls OH; his brother James Chrislip (Connie), Washington D.C.; niece Crystal McGinnis Hooven (Daniel), Stow, OH, brother and sister-in-laws John and Deb Wilkinson (Zumbrota, MN), nephew Robert Wilkinson (Nicole) and children Victoria, Alexandra and John (Blaine MN), and nieces Laura Wilkinson Behrens (Maxwell), Washington D.C., and Elizabeth (Daniel) Cozine (Rochester, MN) and their children Julia, William, and Joanna. Known for his great wit and charm, John lived life to the fullest through simple pleasures, including good food, fine wine, outings at the Shakespeare Theatre, celebrations with friends and family and toy store excursions with nieces and nephews. He was also a source of great comfort and strength to all who knew him. In lieu of funeral services, friends may honor John's life by making a donation in his name to the (https://support.woundedwarrior project.org) and Disabled American Veterans (https://www.dav.org/). For additional information or to leave an online condolence, please visit www.josephgawlers.com. Please sign the Guestbook at www.legacy.com/washingtontimes
Published in Washington Times from Dec. 9 to Dec. 11, 2019
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