Christopher Allen “Chris” Barnum



Christopher Allen “Chris” Barnum, 63, Millersburg, died July 13, 2020, following a short illness.

Cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date.

He was born in Lansing Dec. 24, 1956, to Robert and Joyce Barnum. Mr. Barnum worked as a manager for Elias Brothers Big Boy, Cheboygan. He was multi-talented. A musician since his teen years, he enjoyed playing with his brother, Scott, and his friends. He enjoyed fixing things, whether they were mechanical or things around the house. He loved the peacefulness of the forest where he lived. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends.

Preceding him in death were his parents, Robert and Joyce Barnum.

Surviving are his sister, Sharon (Tim) Kemp of Houghton Lake; brothers, Scott (Karen) Barnum or Bryson City, NC, Richard (Jeannie) Barnum of Maryville, TN, Robert (Gail) Barnum of Prudenville and Gary Barnum of Prudenville; children, Jeremia Barnum of Reese and Jennifer Barnum Carter of Linwood; several nieces and nephews; life partner, Sally Regan; and family, Cari and Chad Compton.

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