Christopher "Chris" James Munch

June 28, 1986 - June 20, 2021

Christopher James Munch, 34, of Baytown, died Sunday, June 20, 2021.  He was born on June 28, 1986, in Houston, to Carol and Reverend Dr. Russ Munch. 

Chris grew up in the Cy-Fair area of northwest Houston until moving with his family to Kountze, where he graduated from Kountze High School in 2004.  He proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corps.  He attended nursing school and was a kind and caring pediatric home health care nurse until his death.  Chris had a contagious smile, a great sense of humor, and a joy for living.  His favorite times were spent with family laughing and having fun.  Chris was a very proud father and loved his children dearly.  He loved the outdoors and was an avid fisherman, he had a passion and a gift for catching fish.

Survivors include the love of his life, Sandra Gutierrez; daughters, Ava and Penelope; son, Luke; parents, Carol and Russ Munch; sister and brother-in-law, Jessica and Kai Overstreet; brother and sister-in-law, Nathan Simpson and Christine Jones; nephew, Max Munch; great-grandmother, Eleanor Justice; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.  He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Irene and Raymond Francis and Maxine and Gene Munch. 

Chris’ memorial celebration of life will be 11:00 a.m., Friday, July 2, 2021, at Wildwood-Village Mills United Methodist Church, 5943 FM 3063, Village Mills, with Reverend Randy Carrion officiating, under the direction of Broussard’s, Silsbee.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Chris’ name to Paper for Water https:/ The mission of Paper for Water is to bring water and the Word to the Thirsty one piece of paper at a time.  They bring water wells and water storage to people in need.  With Chris’ passion for water and his desire to help others, this seems a fitting way to remember his life.

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Memorial Contributions

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  • http:/paperforwateryyyorg

Broussard's Crematorium

Broussard's Crematorium
  • 5150 stivers street beaumont tx 77705

Memorial Service

Memorial Service
  • fm 3063 village mills tx 77663
  • 07/02/2021
  • 11:00 am

Broussard's Mortuary - Silsbee, TX

Broussard's Mortuary - Silsbee, TX
  • 490 cemetery road silsbee tx 77656

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Joleen Wiens

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family

Ivan Martinez

I’m so sorry for your loss what time I got to know him he was always happy had a great sense of humor RIP brother in law that’s what u was to me and always will be .I’ll do what I can for my niece Penelope and I know you will too from up above .

Matt Drew

I will forever miss our fishing trips, reminiscing about our younger years together, and planning our retirement. I am so proud to have had someone like Chris as a best friend and brother.

Mary Fears

My prayers and thoughts are with the family during these hard times. Memories are such a wonderful way to keep our loved ones close.

Jacqueline Green

My fond memories of Chris is from Foundry UMC. I always referred to him as the sweet little boy with the fat little leg. Always so happy.

Thomas & Wanda (in Spirit) Stanley

I am so sorry to hear about your son, please accept my condolences. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers. Sorry I couldn't be there with you all

Joan Gaspard

Carol & Russ, Please know that my thoughts are with you dear ones . Both Mother and Daddy lost my sister too early in her life.! Bobbie welcomed. your son, for sure.! Joan Gaspard