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Mr. Christopher Leigh Navin

Mr. Christopher Leigh Navin
  • October 10, 1969 - January 25, 2021
  • Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

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“Lots of love, always a pleasure with you my Friend Chris Navin. Can't believe I'm writing in your obituary, this is so untimely and unfortunate for...Read More »
1 of 22 | Posted by: Wauka Vaughan

“So sorry to hear about Chris. He and Wesley (my son) were friends for years. My thoughts and prayers to y'all, Cindy and the boys. I can't say I...Read More »
2 of 22 | Posted by: Janice Moore

“So very sorry to hear of Chris's passing, it's such a shock. There are so many wonderful and funny stories that will be cherished. Love and...Read More »
3 of 22 | Posted by: Gail Greene - Daniel Island, SC

“Our condolences on your loss. Chris was a good friend and a true artist at his craft. His imprint will be left on many. ”
4 of 22 | Posted by: Rob Klomparen - Mt Pleasant, SC

“My thoughts and prayers are with all who knew him. He was at our house on Heather Drive a lot and horsing around with my boys when we still lived in...Read More »
5 of 22 | Posted by: Cheryl Turner, aka Mrs T

“Chris was always one of "Momma Thomas's" kids! My heart breaks for Jack, Carol, Cindy and the boys as well as his brothers and their families. You...Read More »
6 of 22 | Posted by: Kathy Thomas - Mount Pleasant, SC

“Cindy sorry for your loss. ”
7 of 22 | Posted by: Jim Anderson - Awendaw, SC

“Cindy sorry for your loss. ”
8 of 22 | Posted by: Jim Anderson - Acquaintance

“Cindy sorry for your loss. ”
9 of 22 | Posted by: Jim - Acquaintance

“Our hearts are broken for you all ..., Chris was a talented and sweet man.. our prayers are with you all at this difficult time . ”
10 of 22 | Posted by: Mary & Mike Hughes - SC - Friend

“Knew Chris when he was a teen living on lake Lanier he and my son made a trip by bicycle to Columbia SC may he rest in peace and his memory be a...Read More »
11 of 22 | Posted by: HARRISON BARTLETT - GAINESVILLE, GA

“Chris was a fantastic crew member on Destiny, always going full speed ahead. That was such a fun time, he will be missed. ”
12 of 22 | Posted by: Scott Strother - Charleston, SC

“Jack and Carol So sorry for the loss of your son Chris. We remember him as a friendly and vital person who extended himself to us whenever we had the...Read More »
13 of 22 | Posted by: John and Diane Narkunas - SC

“Cindy - so sorry for your loss. Prayers to you and the boys ”
14 of 22 | Posted by: Cindy Brown - Charleston, SC

“Chris we had so many good times together growing up! You will never be forgotten! Thank you for the friendship over the years, the laughter, and the...Read More »
15 of 22 | Posted by: Kelli McClung Millwood - GA

“So sorry to hear! Thoughts and Prayers for Cindy and the boys! ”
16 of 22 | Posted by: John Campbell - West Hollywood, CA

“I'm so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you Cindy. Cindy, you and your boys are in my heart and if I can do anything, even if it's just a...Read More »
17 of 22 | Posted by: RoseAnn Burgess - Gainesville, GA

“Chris was a true friend. He and Cindy always brought laughter into our lives. He will be missed. ”
18 of 22 | Posted by: RoseAnn Burgess - Gainesville, GA

“Although it has been years since I last saw Chris, I thought of him often. He always had a smile on his face and brought joy to those around him. His...Read More »
19 of 22 | Posted by: Joe Hicks - Athens, GA - Friend

“Definitely one of kind and a great friend. My older brother from another mother you will never be forgotten. And the memories will keep you with all...Read More »
20 of 22 | Posted by: Kelly Wiggins - Mt Pleasant, SC

“Chris was such a fun-loving young man. He had an infectious laugh. I know he dearly loved his family. ”
21 of 22 | Posted by: Texalee Altman - Mount Pleasant, SC

“Love you Brother! You always had the biggest voice in the room! ”
22 of 22 | Posted by: Scott Navin - Peachtree Corners, GA


Christopher "Chris" L. Navin, 51, of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, husband of Cindy Johnson Navin, entered into eternal rest Monday, January 25, 2021. Due to the health and safety of all, a Celebration of Life will be held by his family at a later date. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Mount Pleasant Chapel.

Chris was born October 10, 1969 in Elmira, New York, son of John J. Navin and Carol MacKenzie Navin. His most recent occupation was in home remodeling and prior to that, he enjoyed using his creativity as a jeweler for over 20 years. He was a Jack of All Trades and a master of all, as failure just wasn't an option. If he didn't know how to do something, he would pour himself into research and learning until it was accomplished. Chris was an avid fisherman as well as a sailor. Being a "water boy", he loved anything to do with being on the water. He would often sail with his father and family, but also raced with friends; he even placed in a Charleston Race Week event. He was a giver and not a taker. He would give the shirt off his back for family, friends or even strangers - although, you would often hear that he was a stranger to nobody. He would sell himself short, if it meant meeting the needs of others. Above all, Chris was a family man and he lived and breathed for his wife and family.

He is survived by his loving wife of 24 years, Cindy; two sons, Chris and Caleb Navin; two brothers, Craig "Skip" (Teresa) Navin and Scott (Teri) Navin; four nieces and nephews, Scotty, Kenya, CJ and Brad.

He was preceded in death by his maternal and paternal grandparents.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial may be made in Chris' name to the American Heart Assoc. of SC Memorial Processing Center, 4217 Park Place Court, Glen Allen, VA, 23060.