Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home
Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home

Christopher John Howdeshell


Christopher John Howdeshell, 35, of Lincoln, passed away September 16, 2016 at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital.

Visitation will be from 5-7 PM Friday, September 23, 2016 at Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 7 PM. Cremation rites will then be accorded. There will be no burial at this time.

Christopher was born April 23, 1981, the son of Michael N. Howdeshell and Mary Kahleen “Kathy” Freeman. He married Melissa Lange Jackson on July 10, 2015. He was employed at Cracker Barrel and was formerly employed at Precision. He loved music, being in nature, and being with his family. He will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Surviving are his wife Melissa Howdeshell of Lincoln; father Michael Howdeshell of Springfield; mother Mary Kathleen “Kathy” Freeman of Elkhart; children: Heaven Jackson, Dakota Howdeshell, and Elizabeth Howdeshell; and several aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents and his brother Bill Howdeshell.

Memorial donations may be made to the family and will be accepted at the funeral home.

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