Christopher Dean Tanselle, age 64, of Sheridan, passed away on Thursday, August 11, 2022, at Ascension St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born on April 8, 1958, to Barbara Ann (Hedge) Tanselle and the late Frederick Howard Tanselle, in Lebanon, Indiana.
He attended Lebanon schools until the family moved to Clinton County. He graduated from Clinton Central High School in 1976.
Chris had worked at Aero Drapery in Westfield, Towne Air Freight in Indianapolis, Custom Concrete in Westfield, and Pendleton Trucking in Lapel. He was a very hard worker and instilled a strong work ethic in his children. He attended Six Points Church in Sheridan.
Chris is survived by his high school sweetheart, Robin (Martin) Tanselle. They were married on August 31, 1979, and lovingly shared 42 years together. He is also survived by his mother, Barbara Tanselle of Lebanon; sons, Timothy (Ashley) Tanselle of Kirklin, Charles “Brian” (Julie) Tanselle of Noblesville, and neighbor that he loved as a son, Johnny (Aimee) Hensley of Sheridan; daughters, Lisa (Adam) Irwin of Noblesville and Sarah (Cameron) Lambert of Lebanon; grandchildren, Dan Tanselle, Peyton Tanselle, Aurora Irwin, Korbin Irwin, Eleanor Irwin, Isabella Parker, Isaac Parker, Emily Hensley, and Melody Hensley. He was proud of his children and grandchildren and loved them dearly. In addition, he leaves behind brother, Doug (Robin) Tanselle of Titusville, Florida; sister, Lori (Jon) Cox of Greenwood; and several nieces and nephews.
Memorial Services will be held at Myers Mortuary, 1502 North Lebanon Street, in Lebanon, Indiana on Sunday, August 21, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. with his nephew, Jon Cox II, officiating. Visitation will be held from 3:00 p.m. until the time of services. Chris preferred casual attire, so please, feel free to do the same.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the American Heart Association.