Christopher Alexander “Chris” Beer, a resident of Spotsylvania County, passed away on Friday, May 13, 2016, at the age of 22 at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, N.C.

Born on Nov. 9, 1993, in Kearny, N.J., Chris had been battling chronic medical issues for most of his life. Chris graduated from Riverbend High School in Fredericksburg in 2012 and was a current student at Radford University. He was an avid skateboarder and a brother of the Tau Alpha chapter of Kappa Delta Rho fraternity.

Chris is survived by his parents, Ron and Kathy Beer (nee Mould); sister Nicole Beer; uncles Walter Mould and wife Darlene, David Mould and Tom Mould and wife Lorri; and cousins, Walter, Helene, Michael, Melissa, Tommy, Daniel, Stephen, Peter and Jessica Mould. He is also survived by other family members and many friends and fraternity brothers. Chris was preceded in death by all four of his grandparents; and uncle Stephen Mould.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 20, at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg.

A service will be held at noon Saturday, May 21, at the funeral home. Interment will be private.

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