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Christopher Dale 'Chris' Minor

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Christopher (Chris) Minor was born in Fallbrook, CA on May 6, 1992 and went to meet our Lord on January 10, 2015. He will be forever in the memory of his parents Leland Minor and Martha Arriaga, his step-parents Tammy Minor and Fernando Arriaga, twin brother Daniel Minor, brother and Sister-in-Law Andrew and Sarah Minor, Brother Matthew Arriaga and sisters Veronica Arriaga & Terra Moore. Chris is also survived by his Great Grandmother Carmen Romero, grandparents Jesus and Francisca Cortes, Aunts Anita Minor, Cheryl Kirton, Patricia Saldana, Myrna Cortes, Uncles Bobbie Minor, Harold Minor and a large number of cousins. Chris was a happy, energetic and athletic young man. He touched the lives of many and always had a smile on his face. He loved football and was a “true blue” SD Chargers fan. Some of his fondest memories were attending Charger games with his father and brothers. He also loved soccer and played in the TVSA Soccer league for many years. He and his brother Daniel went to All-Stars a number of times and participated in the Commissioners Cup in 2005. He loved animals, especially dogs. He loved spending time with Misty, Sady…… and Niko. He attended Kid’s World preschool, Pauba Elementary, Abby Reinke Elementary and graduated 8th Grade from Temecula Preparatory School. He went on to Corona High School and graduated from Temecula Valley High School. In May 2014 he was diagnosed with a rare type of cancer and through it all remained upbeat and optimistic. He met many wonderful and caring people at UCLA in Santa Monica. He had a noble, tender and loving heart and will live forever in the hearts of those who remember the joy he brought.

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  1. Dale, We wanted you and your family to know that we are lifting you all up in prayer during this time of trial. God will as He promises will never leave nor forsake you. He comforts those who mourn. I am greived I am unable to come and be with you during this time. We love you. Bobbie, Karen. Jake, Brittany, Brandon, Ruth, Isaac, Jeremiah, Micah, Salah and Phebe who still prays for her uncle Dale.

  2. For a fine young man who fought a difficult battle, never complaining, always smiling. Chris was a true inspiration to me as one of his nurses @ SMUCLA medical center. He was so loved and all of our hearts are broken. We will miss him more than words can say. Rest in peace

  3. For my son Chris. May the light and peace of God be with you always…until we meet again. Love..Mom

  4. Gracias Señor por la espina que encontrare en el sendero, donde marcho pregonero de tu esperanza divina. Gracias por ser compañero. Descansa en Paz mi pequeño Cristobal

  5. To my very loved brother and his family, I am so very sorry for the loss of your son Christopher. I love you and Tammy, and Daniel and Andrew so very much. It is killing me that I cant be there. My heart is there with you. I will see you as soon as I recover. God’s arms are around you. You are loved more than you will ever know. Keep the faith. Your sister, Anita

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