Christopher Michael Carlisle, #USMC
Chris Carlisle went to his glory on August 18, 2017. He was born September 23, 1977 in South Carolina. Always the athlete, he was standout #baseball
player, as well as a nationally-ranked BMX rider.
Chris graduated from Twentynine Palms High School in 1995. In 1996, he proudly enlisted in the United States #Marine
Corps where he began his career as a distinguished leader and mentor. He served 3 tours in #OEF/ #OIF
and was the recipient of a Bronze Star, #PurpleHeart
with gold star in lieu of 2nd award, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal with #Combat
Valor distinguishing device and 2 gold stars in lieu of 3rd award, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal with Combat Valor distinguishing device and 2 gold stars in lieu of 3rd award, and a Combat Action Ribbon with 1 gold star in lieu of 2nd award. In March 2016, he retired. More recently, he was racing with The #Warrior
Built Organization, and he lost his life while racing the #352
in the #Vegas
to Reno event.
Chris was passionate about helping others. God and family were first in his life. His faith, personal strength in the face of adversity, and his ability to always find humor, adventure, and a good time left a lasting impression on everyone he met.
Chris is survived by his father Mike, mother Melinda Taylor (Dean), his children Dylan, Megan, and Hailey and their mother Brooke, brother Brian, sister Dana, sister Kimberlee, brother Tyler, his nephews and nieces Micaiah, Zach, Bradlee, Brodee, Madeline, Robert, and Bentlee. He will forever be missed.
of Life will be held Wednesday, August 23 at Joshua Springs Calvary Chapel at 11am. Graveside services will be held at Riverside National Cemetary on August 29 at 1:45pm. Receptions will follow both services. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, a donation be made in Chris'
name to Mighty Oaks Warrior Programs, The Warrior Built Foundation, or God's
Army of League City, Texas.