Christopher D. Erwin, 44, of Vidor died Sunday, Dec. 6, 2009 at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 9, at Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor, with burial to follow at Restlawn Memorial Park in Vidor. Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home.

He was a lifetime resident of Vidor, and was a boilermaker. 

Christopher was preceded in death by his grandfather, Dalton L. Erwin; grandparents, Harold W. and Josephine M. Tice and stepfather, Lester L. Smith. 

He is survived by his wife, Karla Erwin; son, Joshua D. Erwin, both of Vidor; daughter, Natasha R. Erwin of Universal City, Texas; father, Rickey Erwin; mother, Pamala Smith, both of Vidor; sisters Sherry L. Palombo of Groves, Cynthia McDaniel of Vidor, Vickie Wall and husband, John of Beaumont, Pete Philmon and husband, Mark of Vidor; numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and a host of friends.