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1974 Christopher 2022

Christopher Fostel

May 28, 1974 — March 24, 2022


Christopher Michael Fostel, 47, of Odessa, Texas, passed away on Thursday, March 24, 2022, in Odessa, Texas, following a courageous battle with cancer.

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, March 29, 2022, at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home in Odessa with Reverend Dr. Jimmy Braswell officiating.

Chris was born in Fort Worth, Texas to John and Cheryl Fostel on May 28, 1974.  Chris attended Decatur ISD from Kindergarten to 12 grade and graduated from Decatur High School in 1992.  He received his B.A.  from The University of the South (Sewanee) in 1996, and a Doctor of Jurisprudence from Texas Wesleyan Law School in 1999. He married Gabby Williams and became father to Eden and Wyatt on July 25, 2009.  Over a 23-year career practicing Law, Chris worked in Private Practice, and in the Cook and Ector County District Attorney’s office.  Chris loved practicing Law and collaborating with his co-workers over the years.  He loved anything Texas and cherished his road trips with his family throughout the state.  Chris enjoyed spending time in the cool mountain air of Ruidoso, and on Lake Bridgeport with his family and friends.

Chris is preceded in death by maternal and paternal grandparents; his uncles, Mike Fostel, and Greg Peden; cousin, Paige Fostel; sister, Kate Fostel; and father, John Fostel.

He is survived by his wife, Gabby Fostel; children, Eden, and Wyatt; mother, Cheryl Fostel; stepmother, Cathy Fostel; brother, Josh Fostel and wife Katey of Eula, Texas; stepbrother, and sister, Justin Cortez of Bridgeport, Texas, and Meagan Hood and husband A.J. of Decatur; nieces, Karli, Laney, Layla, Jordyn, Sabrina, Megan, Emma, and Mattie.

Memorials may be given to Raquel’s Wings at , or 351 Airport Rd. Suite 2, Decatur, TX 76234.

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Tuesday, March 29, 2022

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Sunset Memorial Funeral Home

, Odessa, TX 79762

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