Christopher Saunders, 46, was born March 29, 1971 and passed away Dec. 5, 2017. He was a native of south Florida and a resident of Chackbay, La.
A prayer service will be held Monday, Dec. 11, 2017 at The House of Prayer at 6 p.m..
He is survived by his wife, Estella Billiot Saunders; children, Havan Old Bear, and Jay Old Bear Jr.; grandson, Jasper Prince; parents, Patrick Saunders and Janice Jones, and Patricia Deneen and Geoff Deneen; in-laws, Steve and Sylvia Billiot; grandmother, Iola Saunders; siblings, Danielle Deneen, and Rosalind Billiot; godchild, USMC LCpl Trishten Rogers; and nephew, Gabriel Rogers.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Sonny and Margie Perrino, and Berlin Bernard Saunders Jr.
Christopher was a very loving and devoted husband, son, dad, grandfather, and brother. He loved his wife and spent most of his time doing things with her. He loved his family and especially loved every visit and phone call. He cherished those visits with his parents.
He took his stepchildren as his and loved them. He was such a proud grandfather. He focused so much on what plans he had for Jasper as he grew. Christopher loved God, his wife, family, church family, and friends. He had a great love for hunting and fishing. He loved doing all this with his wife who was his best friend. He worked hard and became a captain on crew boats. He loved his three girls (dogs). They were his babies.
Christopher touched many lives and will be missed deeply by everyone, especially those close to him.
Thibodaux Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Published in Houma Today from Dec. 9 to Dec. 11, 2017.