Christopher “Chris” Tanner

January 04, 1962 ‒ December 16, 2011

Dublin/Mount Vernon, Ohio

Christopher “Chris” Tanner, age 49, of Dublin, formerly of Mount Vernon, died Friday December 16, 2011 at the Kobacker House Hospice in Columbus. Chris was born January 4, 1962 in Mount Vernon to William and Joanne (Snow) Tanner. He graduated from Mount Vernon High School in 1980 and attended The Ohio State University in Columbus. He was the former owner of J T Financial Services, had owned the Italian Eatery restaurant in Gahanna, and currently was involved in restoration and rental of single family homes.

He had attended the Central Christian Church in Mount Vernon. He was active in the T.E.A. Party movement, was a member of the conservative Heritage Foundation and the National Rifle Association.

Surviving are his longtime companion Cindy Fox and her daughter Taylor Fox; his sister Sherry (Mark) Arnold of Mount Vernon and his brothers Michael William Tanner of Chesterville; Scott L. Tanner of Mount Vernon; several nieces and nephews and special niece Melanie Houston and nephew William Houston; and his beloved canine companion Holly. He was preceded in death by his parents.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday December 21, 2011, from 5pm to 7pm at the Central Christian Church 17833 Gambier Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050 where a service celebrating the life of Christopher Tanner will follow at 7pm with Mr. Kenneth Springer officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Kobacker House Hospice, 800 McConnell Dr., Columbus, Ohio 43214.

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The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Christopher Tanner.