Christopher Lide

CUSTER PARK—Christopher Lide, 41, of Custer Park, passed away peacefully with his family by his side, Monday, Feb. 10, 2020 at Amita Health St. Joseph Medical Center in Joliet.
He was born Dec. 8, 1978 in Grand Saline, TX. Chris was a professional fisherman who also enjoyed making his own baits. He was the president of Tri-County Hawg Hunters and a member of Illinois Bass Nation and Anglers Choice. He was a true outdoors man, that greatly enjoyed fishing and bow hunting. Christopher also enjoyed playing bags and beating everyone (which he did). He loved his dogs, Foster, Finn and Sadie.
Surviving are his wife, Samantha (nee Roark) Lide, of Custer Park, who he married Sept. 25, 2010 in Wilmington; one daughter, Taylor Lide, of Custer Park; father, Chuck (Mikke) Lide, of Braidwood; mother, Donna (nee Christenson) Lide, of Elwood; two sisters, Cassie (A- a ron) Flood, of Elwood and Kristy (John) Urban, of Minooka and two nieces, Alyssa and Lindsey Flood.
Preceding him in death were his paternal grandparents, Margaret and Weldon Lide and maternal grandparents, Chris Christenson and Patricia Nathan.
Visitation for Chris will be at the R.W. Patterson Funeral Home & Crematory, Braidwood, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020 from 3-7 p.m. with the funeral service beginning at 7 p.m. Cremation rites will be accorded following services.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in his name may be directed to: C.A.S.T. for Kids Foundation, 297 SW 41st St., Renton, WA 98057,
For more information and to sign his online guestbook log on to or find them on Facebook at R.W. Patterson Funeral Home & Crematory.
R.W. Patterson Funeral Home & Crematory, 401 E. Main St., Braidwood is entrusted with arrangements.