He was born April 1, 1975, in St. Louis, to Jimmy Hershall and Patricia Blythe Reed.
Christopher served in the U.S. Marine Corps in the Congo and Kosovo, as well as the U.S. Army National Guard.
He enjoyed being outdoors, camping, hiking and biking.
Survivors include his mother, Patricia Reed of Cape Girardeau; his wife, Sue Ann Reed of Grassy; two sons, Nicodemus Aidan Reed and Brian Alexander Tyler; two daughters, Annabelle and Kristen Reed; two sisters, Crystal (Anthony) Williams and Tara Reed; three brothers-in-law, Jeff (Joy) Tyler, Jerry and James Tyler.
He was preceded in death by his father, Jimmy Hershall Reed.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
The funeral will be at 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, with High Priestess Jeane Reaves officiating.
Online condolences may be made at www.fordandsonsfuneralhome.com.