Christopher R. Walston

Christopher R. WalstonHastings, Neb., resident Christopher R. Walston, 16, passed away Monday, July 30, 2018, at his home.

Services and burial were in Hastings with Pastor Andrea Paulson officiating. Memorials may be given to Boy Scout Troop 207 or First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Children and Youth Ministries in Hastings. Private condolences may be sent to the family at Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home and Cremation Center served the family.

Christopher was born Feb. 20, 2002, in Ridgecrest to Eric Walston and Morningstar Taggart. He attended Hastings High School where he was on the football team. Christopher was a member of First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. He was a member of Boy Scouts of America Troop 207 and Order of the Arrow, achieving the rank of Life Scout. Christopher loved his family and spending time with them. He enjoyed hunting and being outdoors.

Christopher was preceded in death by his great-grandparents.

He was survived by parents Eric and Jessica Walston of Hastings; siblings Adalaide, Thatcher, and Elias; mother Morningstar Taggart of Ridgecrest; siblings Starr Taggart, Skylar Carson, Cassandra Enger, Cameron Enger and Shyann Taggert; grandparents Christiann Walson and JP Peterson of Bertrand, Neb., Ken and Pam Walston of Ridgecrest, Charlene Weber and fiancé Ron Panowicz of Kearney, Neb., Wade and RaJean Johnson of Holdrege, Neb., Pat Nichols and Toni Ramos of Ridgecrest and Jake Taggart of Florida; great-grandparents Norris and Jeanie Renken of Bertrand, Sue Brand of Elwood, Neb., Elaine Weber of Kearney and Lila Johnson ofHoldrege; aunts and uncles Trevor and Amy Walston of Bertrand, Kendra Holcomb of Doniphan, Neb., Angel Prattini of Ridgecrest, Mike Aguilar of Ridgecrest, Eric Hoving of Ridgecrest, Scott and Amy Walker of Holdrege, Trent and Michelle Johnson of Holdrege, Toni Pienda of Bakersfield, Ruth Patterson of Rosamond, Michelle Hoving of Colorado, Billie Jean and Dale Bruno of Ridgecrest, William and Tanith Ramos of Arizona and Moonshadow Taggart of Ridgecrest; two nephews, one niece and other extended family, cousins and friends.

— Submitted by the family of Christopher Walston

Story First Published: 2018-08-10