Christopher Martin Fitch

March 16, 1996 ~ January 19, 2019 (age 22)

Christopher Martin Fitch, 22, of Crestwood, KY, departed from this world on January 19th, in a car accident. He was born on March 16, 1996 in Cleveland, OH. Chris was the son of Mark Fitch and Lauri Tischendorf-Smith. He graduated from South Oldham High School in 2014. He participated in many sports during his life, swimming being his most competitive. 

Chris’ love of life radiated through everyone’s heart as soon as he entered a room. He had an aura of beautiful energy that he never failed to share with everyone he met. The only thing bigger than his smile was his heart. Whether you were a stranger or his best friend, Chris would give you the shirt off his back. He wanted everyone to live like he did; one precious, funky day at a time. 


Chris is survived by his sister, Danielle Fitch, and his parents, Mark Fitch and Lauri Tischendorf-Smith, as well as his half siblings, Heather and Jason Fitch. He leaves behind his maternal grandparents, Wayne and Judy Smith, and his paternal grandparents Martin and Joan Fitch. He is survived by the love of his life, Katie Eklund, as well as friends that took the place of brothers, Drew Horsey, Colin Sandknop, Zach Stout, and so many more. He also leaves behind a loving group of aunts, uncles, and cousins. 

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