Christopher Karnes

Christopher Karnes of Leesburg, Fla., passed away Friday, March 22, 2013.

Born in South Charleston, he moved to Leesburg in 2010 from Pennsylvania.

He was the co-owner of a satellite company.

He is survived by his wife, Cheryl Karnes of Harrisburg, Pa.; mother, Susan Petree of Umatilla, Fla.; stepfather, Pete Petree of Umatilla, Fla.; stepmom, Teresa Karnes; son, Christopher Karnes of Leesburg, Fla.; daughter, Kaylee Karnes of Harrisburg, Pa.; brothers and sisters, George Lee (Lynette) Karnes II of Front Royal, Va., Regina (Timothy) Sommers of Utica, Ohio, Robert (Amy) Karnes of Tallmansville, Richard Karnes of Ten Mile and Jameson Karnes; stepsons, Kevin Dodson and Justin Snell, both of Harrisburg, Pa.; numerous aunts and uncles; and many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his father, George Karnes.

Memorial service will be conducted at 4 p.m. Sunday, May 26, at Ten Mile Methodist Church in Ten Mile with Dan Puzzo officiating. Inurnment will be in Ten Mile Baptist Church Cemetery, Upper Ten Mile.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude’s Childrens Hospital. Online condolences can be made at Beyers Funeral Home, Umatilla, Fla.