Christopher W. “Chris” Walkup, 38, passed away on October 31, 2020 in Indianapolis, Indiana. He was born in Plantation, Florida on January 25, 1982, a son of Gene W. (Mary) Walkup and Dawn (Jim) (Wooden) Boyles.

Chris was a graduate of Brownsburg High School. He was self-employed as a heating and cooling technician and a long-time resident of Hendricks County.

Chris was fun-loving, extremely outgoing. He was an avid Colts fan and enjoyed golf, fishing, basketball and playing pool. He adored his daughters, loved animals and being with family and friends. He will be missed by all who knew him.

Survivors:
Mother: Dawn (Jim) Boyles of Clayton, Indiana

Father: Gene (Mary) Walkup of Lebanon

Daughters: Emily M. Walkup of Brownsburg
Chelsea R. Walkup of Brownsburg

Brothers: Matt Walkup of Indianapolis
Steven Laney – Walkup of Thorntown
Nathan Laney of Thorntown
Daniel Laney of Lebanon
Ryan (Amanda) Laney of Lebanon
Jon Laney of Lebanon
Joe Tabor of Indianapolis
Mike (Amy) Boyles of Danville

Sisters: Samantha (Fernando) Laney of Lebanon
Amanda, and her son, Reese Walkup of Brownsburg
Melissa (Chris) Vanvolkenburgh of Greenwood

Grandparents: Linda Wooden of Avon
Bill and Betty Harper of Thorntown

Numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins, including Amber (Steve) Wooden-Ahlersmeyer.

Chris was preceded in death by grandparents, Steve and Marilyn Walkup, Bill Wooden and aunt, Tammy Sanders.

No services will be held at this time. Myers Mortuary and Boone County Crematory are handling his arrangements. Memorials may be made to the Hendricks County Humane Society.