Funeral was Dec. 23 at the First Baptist Church in Justin with the Rev. Kim Broadstreet officiating. Memorials may be made to The ALS Association, Development Department, 27001 Agoura Road, Suite 250, Calabasas Hills, CA 91301, by phone at (888) 949-2577, or at www.alsa.org/donate/.
Chris was born Feb. 19, 1953, in Fort Worth to H.M. Pepper and Anna Jean Patterson Pepper. He married Debra Roach in Salado.
He is survived by his wife, Debra; daughters Christi Simmons and Kelli Escamilla; stepdaughters Kristi Murray, Shauna Scarborough and Robin Pruitt; sister Jane Durrett; brothers Barry Pepper and Keith Pepper; grandchildren Hayden, Grace and Kate Simmons, Molly and Maggie Escamilla, Hayden and Hannah Scarborough, Haylee and Mason Emery, and Knox Pruitt; and his loyal pup and best friend, T.J.
He was preceded in death by his parents.