Christopher “Chris” Anthony Souza, 51, of Madill, Oklahoma, passed away December 26, 2011. He was born on November 8, 1960, to Robert Joseph Souza and Sharron Minton Souza in Castro Valley, California.


Christopher “Chris” Anthony Souza, 51, of Madill, Oklahoma, passed away December 26, 2011. He was born on November 8, 1960, to Robert Joseph Souza and Sharron Minton Souza in Castro Valley, California.

 

Chris was raised in Fremont, California, and later moved to Phoenix, Arizona, where he graduated high school in 1977. Chris worked with his father in construction in California and Arizona for several years. He worked for RGW construction where he did major road construction for 14 years before moving to Madill in 2005. Chris owned and operated the Souza Construction and No Limit Customs businesses in Madill where he built homes and swimming pools. Chris attended the Assembly of God Church in Kingston and he enjoyed fishing, hunting, working, and being on his property. He loved his grandchildren.

 

He is survived by: wife, Tammi Souza, Madill, Oklahoma; children, Michael Souza, Madill, Oklahoma, Nathan Souza and wife, Samantha, Hawaii, Andrew Souza and wife, Ashley, Elk City, Oklahoma, and Brittney Correia and husband, John, Madill, Oklahoma; grandchildren, Tristan, Temperance, Braxton, Taegan, Rustin, Tucker, Charity, John Jr., and Mikallen; mother, Sharron Souza, Madill, Oklahoma; brother, Brett Souza and wife, Nancy, Trabco Canyon, California; sister, Patie Bowers and husband, Andy, Hughson, California; and nieces and nephews, Robie, Joey, Annie, Nicole, and Jillian.

 

Chris was preceded in death by his father, Robert Souza; grandparents, Clifford and Claudine Minton, and Ralph and Audrey Hall.

 

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Monday, January 2, 2012, at the New Beginnings Church, Madill, Oklahoma. Jonathan Webb and Ken Rankin will officiate the services.

 

Interment will be at the Woodberry-Forest Cemetery, Madill, Oklahoma. Services will be under the direction of Watts Funeral Home, Madill, Oklahoma.

 

Casket bearers: Michael Souza, Nathan Souza, Andrew Souza, John Correia, Brett Souza, Dane Lowry, Alan Grace, and David Martin.

 

Condolences may be sent to wattsfuneralhome.com.