Litwiller, Christopher

Christopher Allen Litwiller, 44, of rural Fayette, Ohio, died Sept. 6, 2018, the result of a motorcycle accident in Gorham Township, Ohio.

Born Nov. 8, 1973, in Mount Pleasant, Mich., he was the oldest son of Howard and Lorraine (Mead) Litwiller.

Chris lived his early life in Michigan, and married Jackie Cowgill of Archbold, Ohio, on Oct. 4, 1997. He and Jackie made their home in Fayette a few years later. Chris worked as a plumber at Elden-Roth in Archbold for more than 10 years, before more recently serving as a licensed electrician for Wyse Electric, also of Archbold. He was a member of the IBEW Local 8 Union in Rossford, Ohio.

Chris is remembered as a man who valued hard work, and possessed many talents that he put to use fixing just about anything. An auto enthusiast, he loved cars, trucks and motorcycles. He also enjoyed fishing and gardening, and he occasionally liked to cook for his family.

He is survived by his wife, Jackie; his mother, Lorraine Payne of Coldwater, Mich.; father, Howard Litwiller of Florida; three children, Devon Litwiller of Archbold, Chelsie Litwiller of Fayette, and Hailey McNally of Fayette; a brother, Curtiss Alvin Litwiller of Coldwater; and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family members.

Visitation is planned from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 10, at Eagle Funeral Home in Fayette. Private family burial will take place in the Pleasant View Union Cemetery in Fayette.

Memorial donations are suggested to Chris’s family.