Christopher Thomas Markosian
Kramer Family Funeral Home
2500 S Decker Lake Blvd
West Valley, UT
In Loving Memory
Christopher Thomas Markosian; father, son, and deeply loved by all who knew him, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at his home in Sandy, Utah. Chris grew up in Salt Lake City, Utah where he was born and had the valuable experience of moving around a bit in his childhood to Twin Falls, Idaho, Denver, Colorado, and Buffalo, New York. Upon returning to Utah, Chris eventually became a successful mortgage loan office for over 20 years and assisted hundreds of clients to obtain financing. It was evident, early on, that Chris was an incredible athlete, his father taught him how to ski, golf, and play tennis and eventually Chris became a Division I Collegiate tennis player and had a single digit handicap. In his spare time he was teaching others including his kids, how to play both golf and tennis, but the list goes on. Chris was an aerialist, whether at the Bird doing 360's and gaynors off of trails and jumps, where yard sales were common, or going to the Cottonwood Heights pool, "flying through the air still," off a 25 foot platform, he had the courage of bull and the agility of a cat and his simple philosophy of, "build a bridge and get over it," is something that will be much more difficult for those that knew him because if you knew him, you couldn't help but fall in love with him.
He is survived by his children, Dylan Markosian whose mother is Bonnie Cockrell and Chandler and Taylor Markosian whose mother is Tosha Farrer and the grandmother, Barbara Ann Peterson who have been incredibly supportive, his parents Robert and Mary Markosian, and siblings Rob and Becky.
Chris's celebration of life will be held on Friday, July 20th at the Kramer Funeral Home, 2500 South Decker Lake Blvd #1, West Valley City, UT 84119 in the Chapel at 2pm. Please bring a lighter or one can be provided for you.
Published by Deseret News on Jul. 18, 2018.
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Celebration of Life
Kramer Family Funeral Home
2500 S Decker Lake Blvd Suite 1, West Valley, UT
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I love and miss you so much.
rebecca markosian
December 8, 2018
Our deepest condolences to the Markosian Family. What a tragic loss. We are so sorry.

Jenni, Chad, Chase, Ethan and Julian Attermann
July 23, 2018
You brought so much joy and happiness to this world. You were able to light up any room. You will certainly be missed by all. My deepest of sympathy to your family and especially your beautiful children.
Chris and Sandy Crawford
July 20, 2018
Bob, we are very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. Brent and Mercedes Mitchell
Mercedes Mitchell
July 20, 2018
Big part of growing up was spent with Chris and Rob. You are a good friend. Your influence and enthusiasm will always be felt. May your family find peace in this sad time.
Tyler Whitney
July 20, 2018
It seems like only yesterday Chris and I spent hours laughing as we waited tables at Quila's Restaurant. Our paths intertwined throughout the years; I was always so grateful to run into him. He was beautiful, talented and fun. RIP Chris until we meet again.
Adrienne Miller
July 19, 2018
So sad to hear about Chris. I have only ran into him a few times since high school but he always had a smile when I did see him. Such great memories of Chris and Rob during our time at Brighton. Peace to all your family.
Gary Pratt
July 19, 2018
When you walked into a room Chris was always one of the first to greet you and often touch you kindly on your shoulder. I wish him and his family peace. Marc Pickren
Marc Pickren
July 18, 2018
Bob and Mary so sorry for your loss. Mary I enjoyed our friendship while attending school at Murray High. Bob you were friends with my brother Larry who passed away two years ago from Cancer. May the Lord bless your family in this time of sorrow.
Steven Stauffer
July 18, 2018
Barbara Riser
July 18, 2018
I just heard of Christopher's passing a few moments ago from a friend R.J. Stevens, and I'm so sorry for your loss. I met Christopher through his older brother Rob, who was my team mate, doubles partner and friend at Utah State. I didn't know Christopher as well as I would have liked...what I do know is that Christopher was an excellent athlete, with a great sense of humor who was loved deeply by those who knew him best. I also know that he lives on and we will see him again. My Prayers go out to his family and friends.
Christian Wright
July 18, 2018
I am so sorry for your loss. May you find comfort and peace in knowing that God cares for you and will help you in your time of need. 1 Peter 5 : 7. C M
July 17, 2018
I remember Chris from high school and always very very super nice to me and we kept in touch here and there throughout the years. He had a very energetic personality and always will go the extra mile for anyone rest in peace Chris you will be truly missed you are one of a kind.
Kirk Tripp
July 17, 2018
I will miss you brother, I am sorry I will be out of town for your celebration, I will have one for you. RIP brother
Bryson Bell
July 17, 2018
My thoughts and prayers are with your family during this difficult time. May the promise in 1 Thessalonians 4:14 comfort your family.
July 17, 2018
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