Christos S. Tolias, Jr., 58, of Unionville, MO, Playle and Collins Family Funeral Home

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Christos “Chris” Tolias, Jr.

Christos S. Tolias, Jr., 58, of Unionville, MO passed away at his home on January 19, 2018 after a long battled illness.

Chris was born on February 24, 1959 in Bridgeton, MO, the son of Christos, Sr. and Judith Tolias. On September 20, 1997 he married Alise Knight in Marshall, MO. Chris always and continued to hold a “happy” disposition despite his illness. He never knew a stranger. Chris was a total outdoors guy, enjoying hunting, fishing, and trapping. He was determined to hunt this past November, but barely had the strength. With the addition of his two daughters, Chris was continually amazed of their accomplishments. His girls made him very proud.

Chris’s father proceeded him in death, but he is survived by his wife of the home and two college aged daughters, Megan and Jamie Tolias. Chris’s mother, Judith Jenning survives along with his step father, Lehman. His surviving siblings include Cathy Tolias, Mark (Cindy) Tolias, Mike (Lisa) Jennings, Sam (Anne) Jennings, Carl Tolias, Beverly (Chris) Cogan, and Charlie Jennings. Many nieces, nephews, and cousins also survive.

Chris was cremated per his wishes and his burial will take place at a later date.

Memorials are suggested to the family and may be entrusted to the Playle and Collins Family Funeral Home, 709 S. 27th St., Unionville, MO 63565.

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