Christopher Wayne Olinger, 45, of Cullman, passed away on Thursday, November 14, 2019. Chris was born December 23, 1973, to Larry Olinger and Pamela Bonds Ashley.
Chris was a craftsman and worked in the construction industry. He had a passion for hunting and fishing. But more importantly, Chris adored his children and loved being their dad.
Chris is preceded in death by his grandparents, Sherman and Pearl Olinger, JD and Iva Bonds; step-grandfather, Charles Beatty; and nephew, Harrison Olinger.
He is survived by his father, Larry Wayne (Vickey) Olinger; mother, Pamela Jean (Michael) Ashley; grandmother, Reba Beatty; son, Jaxon Olinger; daughters, RaeLeigh Olinger, Anna Olinger, Ava Olinger; brother, Brian (Stacie) Olinger; step-sisters, JoAnn Stephens, Denise Arnold, Misty Snell; niece, Shelbie Olinger; and nephew, Sawyer Olinger.
Funeral services for Mr. Olinger are 2 p.m., Sunday, November 17, 2019, in the Holly Pond Funeral Home Chapel, Pastor Keith Hodges and Pastor Shane Hicks officiating. Chris Ralph, Rodney Lee, Eric Johnson, Shane Burns, Jason Tucker, and Brian Jackson will serve as pallbearers. Friends may visit with the family two hours prior to service on Sunday, from 12 noon until the service begins at 2 p.m. Burial will follow in Union Grove Cemetery.
Holly Pond Funeral Home is honored to serve the Olinger family.