Christopher David Queen, 45 of Douglasville, passed away Sunday, March 24. He was born May 24, 1967 in Atlanta, son of Richard and Karol Keeler Queen. He was a graduate of University of West Georgia and worked as a sales representative in the automotive business. He will mostly be remembered for the impact he made as a coach in the Winston, Beulah, Boundary Waters, New Georgia and Upward basketball athletic programs. Chris loved his family and was a member of the Baptist Church.
He is survived by his loving wife, Dana Queen of Douglasville, GA; children, Devin, Dawson, Cristen, Camry and Caleigh; parents, Bruce and Karol Queen of Mt. Pleasant, SC; father-in-law and mother-in-law, David and Doris Bone of Douglasville, GA; sister, Wendie Waters of Farmers Branch, TX; niece, Paige Post of LaGrange, GA, nephew, Ryan Post of LaGrange, GA, and many friends. Chris was preceded in death by his grandparents and a sister, Kimberly Victoria Post.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday, today from 5 to 7p.m. The funeral service will be Tuesday, March 26, at 2 p.m. at Beulah Baptist Church with Reverend Wayne Bray officiating. He will lie in state at the church from 1 to 2 p.m. Interment will follow at Sunrise Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Helping Hands Ministries, Inc., P.O. Box 337, 135 Main Street, Tallulah Falls, Georgia 30573, www.hhmin.org.
Those who wish to express condolences or share a special memory may do so online at www.whitleygarner.com.
Arrangements by: Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven Funeral Home, Douglasville, GA 30134, 770-942-4246.