Christopher Michael Altum
Christopher Michael Altum gained his heavenly wings Monday, November 18, 2019.
Visitation and Rosary is 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, at Baum-Carlock-Bumgardner Funeral Home. Funeral service is 10 a.m. Friday, November 22, at St. Francis Catholic Church with burial following at LuQueen Cemetery.
He was a longtime resident of Possum Kingdom Lake, and a 1992 graduate of Graford ISD. Chris was lucky enough work at a job that he loved, welding. He had no hobbies, only passions, his family, "no luck" fishing, team roping and ranching.
Chris will be gravely missed by his son, Dalton; his parents, Danny and Sandra Altum; brother, Sammy and his wife, Gina; brother, Joe; brother, Jon; brother, Patrick and his wife, Janlyn; two nieces and five nephews, all residents of Graford; countless uncles and aunts, and friends too numerous to list.
He was preceded in death by his Uncle Harold and Aunt Audra Altum; grandparents, Robert and Juneann Hinkson; and grandparents, Bob and Zella Altum.
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Published on November 19, 2019


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Ron Bulman
Nov 26, 2019
This news saddens me greatly. I was not close to Chris or knew him long. Worked with him a couple of years at Perry Eq. about 16-17 years ago. Went to a cookout on the 4th of July at his house one year, met a few of the family, watched the fireworks at Hells Gate. He gave me a ride to work from 16 & 180 a couple of times when my truck was broke down. Lost track of him after I was laid off. He pestered me mercilessly, always needlin about somethin. We jousted with barbs, never a hard feelin I remember. RIP Chris, may your family and other friends be blessed with peace from the Lord. Ron.
Bubba Whitley
Nov 21, 2019
Chris was a awesome man and one heck of a friend/brother. He will be truly missed by many. I love you Hand! Fly high bro!
Cemi Parkey
Nov 21, 2019
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Leland Stevens
Nov 21, 2019
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Jan O'Shields
Nov 21, 2019
May God give you peace which is beyond all earthly powers! I am deeply sorry for your loss.
Bealina Vincent
Nov 20, 2019
Had a great time in grade school at Graford ISD! Chris was one of a kind! My condolences go out to all Of his family! Lots of loving thoughts & prayers!
Marcella Price
Nov 20, 2019
I am so very sorry for your loss my love and prayers are with you all
Walter Hoesing
Nov 20, 2019
Chris was a good man. He was hard working. He was very much of an asset to the company. Always, always a pleasure to work with. He is sorely missed to say the least. Thank you for sharing Chris with us and God bless you all.
Kasey Hoesing
Nov 20, 2019
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JIM Ward
Nov 20, 2019
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Scotty Whitsett
Nov 20, 2019
It was my pleasure to have know Chris for 20+ years. I regret having lost contact with him over the past few years. He was a natural when it came to welding. Chris was one of a kind, and will be missed by all. Condolences to his family.