Christopher Andrew Gibson

Christopher Andrew Gibson, 32, of Chicago, formerly of Hinsdale, passed away Dec. 1, 2021.

Christopher was born in Chicago in 1989 to Wesley J. and Linda R. Gibson, the oldest of four children.

He attended Elm Elementary School, Hinsdale Middle School and Hinsdale Central High School. He then attended University of Illinois and received his degree in kinesiology. He was an exceptional student who loved learning his whole life long.

After graduation he went on to become an event planner. He loved designing and managing parties for numerous clients. Over the years he transitioned to become a management consultant, working first at his father's firm, Gibson Consulting Group, and then, most recently, joined Accenture, a Big 4 consulting firm.

Christopher loved to travel, visiting many different countries over the years, and most recently enjoyed a wonderful trip to Greece. He loved studying the martial arts, philosophy and all things Star Wars and Disney. He was described by his many friends as kind, loving and always quick to help a friend in need. He will be remembered for his quick wit, infectious laugh and "dance moves."

He is survived by his grandfather, Dewey W. (Charline) Gibson; his parents, Wes and Linda; his two brothers, Michael (Kara) and Johnathon (Andrea); his sister, Frances; his nephew Peyton; and many other nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Frances L. Gibson; and his grandparents, Donald R. and Gordana M. Rezab.

Visitation is from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 11, at Sullivan Funeral Home, 60 S. Grant St., Hinsdale.

A service will take place at noon at the funeral home.

A celebration of life will then be held from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Center on Halsted, 3656 N. Halsted Ave., Chicago.

Interment is private.

Memorials may be made to the Christopher Andrew Gibson Foundation, 2336 SE Ocean Blvd, #298, Stuart, FL 34996, to benefit addiction support and recovery and various LGBTQ community needs.

Sullivan Funeral Home Hinsdale handled the arrangements.