Christy Novacoff Jr.

June 4, 1956 - February 2, 2014

Christy Stephen Novacoff Jr., 57, passed away Feb. 2, 2014 in Beaverton, SUBMITTED PHOTO - Christy Novacoff Jr

Chris was born June 4, 1956 in Yakima, Wash. to Chris and Eva Novacoff. He graduated from Wapato High School, attended Walla Walla Community College and earned a Bachelor’s Degree from Pacific University in Forest Grove, Ore. He played football throughout his high school and college years. He loved the outdoors, hiking, camping, and fishing.

Chris lived and worked in the Beaverton area for a period of years as a supervisor in distribution for Nike and also for Fujitsu.

Chris is survived by his daughter, Christina and Brandon Novacoff-Higbee of Naalehu, Hawaii; son, Brandon and Amber Novacoff of Springfield, Ore.; four grandchildren, Kaiden and Carter Novacoff, and Camden and Nolan Higbee; two sisters, Tanya Stowe of Modesto, Calif. and Denise Sprague of El Dorado Hills, Calif.

Chris was preceded in death by his parents, Chris and Eva Novacoff, and brother-in-law Richard Sprague.

Donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association online, or by mail to: American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 111454, Alexandria, VA.

Tualatin Valley Funeral Alternatives of Beaverton are in charge of the arrangements. 503-641-9060.