Thomas Christopher "Chris" Hedges, 38, of Payson, Illinois, died at 11:11 a.m. Sunday (January 24, 2016) at his residence.
Born February 21, 1977 in Claremore, Oklahoma, Chris was the son of Myrtle Hedges.
Chris was an avid fisherman and enjoyed playing video games and listening to music.
Survivors include his mother, Myrtle Hedges of Chicago, IL; three children, Thomas Christopher "T. C." Hedges, Nathan Hedges and Chasity Hedges; a brother, Rodney Tucker (Teddi); four sisters, Patricia Simmons-Horton, Connie Hinton (Dennis Berry), Bonnie Hinton and Dawn Moore (Jackie); a cousin and his best friend, Henry "Buster" Bowen; and many loving nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
Chris was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Ralph Albert Hedges and Opal Ann Moore; an aunt, Ruby Ann Cade; and a cousin, Ashley Nicole Bringer.
Cremation has been accorded to Chris. Memorial services will be held Saturday morning at 11:00 in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home in Quincy by Chaplain James Riley.
Visitation will be Saturday morning from 10:00 until the time of services at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the family of Thomas Christopher Hedges to help with expenses.