Christopher James Drye
April 4, 1970 – January 8, 2019
Mr. Christopher (Chris) James Drye, age 48 of Rockwell passed away Tuesday, January 8, 2019. Mr. Drye was born April 4, 1970 in Cabarrus County to Naomi Lane Holcomb Drye and the late Carl Allen Drye. He graduated from South Rowan High School where he played football and also was a member of the Shrine Bowl team his senior year in high school. He went on to graduate from Catawba College earning a degree in Business. Chris was in the salvage business owning his own business, Drye's Auto Crushing for many years. He never met a stranger and made friends everywhere he went. He had a large personality and loved to put a smile on your face and make you laugh. He was an expert grill master and loved hearing you tell him how good his food was. He loved pets and cared deeply for his own “fur babies”, Anna, Spice, Frances and Dixie. He truly will be missed by all who knew and loved him. Those left to cherish his memory are his two sons, Caleb Allen Drye and Carson James Drye, both of Salisbury. Also surviving Chris are his brother, John Allen Drye (Lesleigh) and sister Lynn Drye Trester (John) also of Salisbury. He also leaves behind nieces, Carley Drye Blumfield (Scott) of Forest, VA, Alexandra Lane Drye of Columbia, SC and Natalie Michelle Trester of Salisbury and a nephew, James Adam Drye of Salisbury. Funeral services for Mr. Drye will be held in the Chapel at Linn-Honeycutt Funeral Home, 1420 North Main Street, China Grove, NC on Sunday, January 13, 2019 at 2:00PM officiated by Pastor Mike Shoaf of Nazareth Community Church. Visitation for Chris will take place prior to the service from 1:00-2:00 at Linn-Honeycutt Funeral Home. Entombment is to follow his funeral service at West Lawn Memorial Park in China Grove. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.dignitymemorial.com. Linn-Honeycutt Funeral Home is serving the family of Mr. Drye.
- Visitation Sunday, January 13, 2019
- Funeral Service Sunday, January 13, 2019
Christopher James Drye
Joe & Jill Minton Woodie
January 11, 2019
Namoi & Family, We are so sorry to hear about Chris. Praying that God will comfort and strengthen you during this difficult time and in the days ahead. Sending our love and prayers.