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Christopher English

Tampa, Florida

Nov 17, 1967 – Mar 15, 2021 (Age 53)


November 17, 1967
March 15, 2021
Tampa, Florida


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Wilson Funeral Home - Tampa Obituary

A home going celebration for Mr. Christopher “Rock” English who entered his eternal rest on March 15, 2021 will be held on Saturday March 20th, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at Wilson Funeral Home, 3000 N. 29th Street, Tampa, Florida with Pastor Patricia Lambert, officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery, 4615 E. Hanna Avenue, Tampa, Florida. Repass will be held at 4208 N. Florida Ave, Tampa, Florida.

Mr. Christopher English was born on November 17, 1967 in Tampa, Florida to Mrs. Bessie Myers. Rock graduated from Brandon High School Class of 1987. After graduating Christopher served in the U.S. Marine Corps from July 1987 to 1991 until he was honorable discharged.

He worked for over twenty years with Goper Resource LLC as a Water Treatment Operator Supervisor. He loved watching football especially his Miami Dolphin, traveling, kids, and animals. Chris accepted Jesus as his Lord and Savior in his late twenties.

Rock was preceded in death by mother, Bessie Myers; grandmother, Annbelle Johnson; grandfather, Charles English, Sr.; uncles, David, Charles Jr., and Marrion English.

He leaves to cherish precious memories of him with sisters, Delvie Myers, Danielle Myers; nieces, Denise Mosley, Jordan Myers and Jazmyn Wesley; nephews, Jeremiah Wesley and Larry Wesley III; special cousins, Robert Ellenton and Wayne Wilcox; girlfriend, Linda Ealy and sons her, Alexander Ealy and Marcus McKinnon special friends, Diane, Karen, Alton, Luis, Avian, Leo and a host of friends and other relatives.

There will be a viewing on Friday March, 19th 2021 at Wilson Funeral Home from 3:00 – 8:00 p.m. Due to the current CDC restrictions; we are asking that you use the visitation as an opportunity to pay your final respect. For your convenience and safety, we have extended our visitation hours. Also, the funeral service will be live streamed via Wilson Funeral Home YouTube page.

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So sad to hear that he is no longer with us. He will be missed. Sending heart felt prayers and condolences to the family and friends. May he R.I.P.

Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.

My condolences to the entire family. May Chris Rest In Peace and Rise In Glory.

May our Lord's comfort and peace cover and surround family and friends, and loving memories of Chris bring joy to your heart at this time of loss.

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. May the Lord keep you and be gracious unto to you. May the peace of God rest on you and your family with the assurance of knowing “Rock” is at eternal rest with God. Love you Gina

Sleep In Power Christopher Roc English U Will Be Truly Missed... And U Was Truly The Best Friend A Person Could Have U Have Several People Backs And Fronts U Were One of A Kind... Till We Meet Again ROC -Killer Bees Number 1 Fan

Chris you will not be forgotten your school mate and friend and co worker Greg Calhoun.

Our heartfelt condolences go out to the English family. We are truly sorry for your loss and may God put Christopher in a special place where he will be watching over the entire English family and friends. We are truly sorry for your loss.