September 26, 1983 - February 3, 2014
Christopher Todd Skiles, of Dallas, passed away peacefully at his home February 3, 2014, at the tender age of 30 due to complications from diabetes. He was born September 26, 1983 in Arlington, Texas, the son of Toni Skiles, and Chuck and Debbie Skiles. He attended and graduated Mac Arthur High School in 2002, where he was the Battalion Commander of the Army Junior ROTC. He was currently employed at Teksystems, Inc. as a Network Operations Engineering Technician.
Christopher was a proud member of the United States Air Force in the Security Forces Squadron. He was a recipient of many awards and medals including the Air Force Outstanding Unit Award, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Air Force Over Seas Long Tour Ribbon, and the Air Force Training Ribbon.
Christopher was also a proud participant and member of numerous Cosplay organizations and recently achieved his long time goal of becoming a member of the 501st Legion, an official Star Wars Cosplay group. He was an avid weapon enthusiast; had a special place in his heart for his dogs, and he loved Nascar.
Christopher is survived by his parents Toni Skiles of Ennis and Chuck and Debbie Skiles of Saginaw; his step-sister Jamie Cunningham of West Point, New York, and step-brother Jeff Young of Saginaw, his grandfather Jim Skiles of Dallas, his grandmother Tommi Myers and grandfather Ray Jackson of Irving; his uncle and aunt,Tim and Linda Skiles of North Richland Hills, his aunt Toni Bell of Sache, and his numerous nephews, nieces and cousins. He is preceded in death by his grandmother, Betty Skiles of Houston.
Christopher’s loyalty, sense of humor, quick wit and his love of others will be remembered forever by all who knew and loved him.
We love you Christopher, forever and always.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Thursday, February 13, 2014, at 11:00 am at the Brooks Family Chapel at North Dallas Funeral Home. 2710 Valley View Lane, Dallas, Texas 75234. An inurnment with military honors will be held at 2:15 pm at the Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery. 2000 Mountain Creek Parkway, Dallas, Texas 75211
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you consider donations to the American Juvenile Diabetes Association.
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Arrangements are under the direction of:
Aria Cremation Service & Funeral Home
1820 N Belt Line Road
Irving, Texas 75061