Chris Hesling

  • "I worked with Chris at MWR Mayport. He will be truly..."
    - Samantha Holloway
Service Information
Effingham Chapel - Rincon
2460 Highway 21 South
Rincon, GA
Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019
1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
First Baptist Church of Springfield
Springfield, GA
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Memorial service
Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019
3:00 PM
First Baptist Church of Springfield
Springfield, GA
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ST. MARY'S - Chris Hesling, 30, died Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019, in an auto accident that claimed the lives of his wife, Brittany ,and son, Jack.
The Effingham County native was the marketing director for MWR at Mayport Naval Base in Jacksonville, Fla. Chris was a graduate of Effingham County High School where he was a member of the drumline and was prom king. He was a lifeguard and swim instructor at the YMCA and at Splash in the Boro. He received his undergraduate in graphic design from Georgia Southern and his masters in sports management from the University of Tennessee. He was an amazing son, father, husband and friend.
He is survived by his daughter, Maggie Hesling; parents, Kim and Floyd Justice, and Skip and Kim Hesling, and Kelli Hesling; sisters, Brittani Horne (Jacob) and Hannah Justice; brothers, Michael Hesling and Cooper Hesling; grandparents, Carolyn Broom, and Steve and Joyce Burns; and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service was conducted Saturday, Nov, 23, 2019, at First Baptist Church of Springfield. Remembrances: For Maggie's welfare, (search for in memory of Chris Brittany and Jack).
Thomas C. Strickland & Sons Funeral Home, Effingham Chapel, 912-754-6421
Published in Effingham Herald from Nov. 27 to Dec. 3, 2019
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