Christopher Joseph Marquez, 51, of Carmi, passed away at 1:50 p.m., Thursday, July 25, 2019 at Carmi Manor. He was born in Chicago, IL on April 25, 1968 the son of Luis and Buford Nancy (Jones) Marquez. He worked at the Murphy USA gas station in Carmi. Christopher enjoyed fishing, taking walks and spending time with his children.
Christopher is survived by two sons, Joey Rivera, of Carbondale, IL and Justin Rivera, of Carmi; daughter, Alyssa Rivera, of Carmi; mother of his children, Lisa Rivera; six brothers, Luis, Richie, Tony, Michael, Robert and Willie Marquez, all of Chicago; sister, Laurie Marquez, of Chicago and two grandchildren, Alexis and Jocelyn Rivera. He was preceded in death by his parents.
A visitation to celebrate the life of Christopher Joseph Marquez will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 28, 2019 at Campbell Funeral Home in Carmi. Memorial Contributions may be made to Campbell Funeral Home to assist with funeral expenses.