LCpl Christopher B. Best
- 20 years old
- Date of birth: Nov 14, 1985
- Date of passing: Jan 4, 2006
|Let the memory of Christopher be with us forever|
Lance Corporal Christopher Brian Best, USMC, 20, of Mansfield, died Wednesday, January 4, 2006, in Poway, Calif., from injuries received in an accident. He was born in Springfield and raised in Arkansas before his family moved to Mansfield, Mo., where he attended the Mansfield Schools. He then joined the United States Marine Corps on August 17, 2004, and was faithfully serving his country as a LAV crewman at the time of his death. He was a member of Church of Christ and attended the Mansfield Church of Christ. He is survived by his wife, April and twin sons, Christopher Jr. and David Best, all of the home; a daughter, Alyssa McIntosh, of Mtn. Grove; his mother, Pheobe Best, of Drury; father, David Best, of North Little Rock, Ark.; two brothers, Gregory Best, North Little Rock, Ark., and William Best, of Mansfield; two sisters, Marie Moore, of Mtn. Grove, and Julie Ann Giffin, of Seymour; maternal grandmother, Patsy (Cook) Hicks, Mansfield; maternal great-grandmother, Lucielle Cantrell, of Seymour; many aunts, uncles and cousins.
"We love you and miss you very much love your best friend billy and amanda"
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