Chris Haynie age 50 died Saturday, April 18, 2020 at St. Luke’s Hospital, Cedar Rapids following a sudden illness.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date after our lives return to normal following Covid 19. Interment will be in the Sacred Heart Cemetery, Monticello, Iowa. Goettsch Funeral Home, Monticello has taken Chris and his family into their care.
Surviving is his significant other, Beth Billmeyer, and her children, Jasper, Evelyn and Amelia, his Parents, Larry and Barb Haynie, Delores, CO., 2 brothers, Mark (Tiffany) Page, AZ. James (Marie) , Flagstaff.AZ, nieces and nephews, Aaron, Nathan, Jasiah, Moriah, Faith and Levi, his in-laws, Morrie and Anita Billmeyer, Jessi (Joe) Manternach, Nikki (Justin) Gerdes, Pat (Nora) Billmeyer, Gavin, Griffin, Izzy, Lyla, Macy, Marleigh and Mila.
Christopher Neil Haynie was born October 1, 1969 in Denver, Colorado. He was the son of Larry and Barbara Tibbs, Haynie. Chris graduated from the Window Rock High School, Fort Defiance, AZ. on May 24, 1987. He continued his education at the University of Arizona receiving his Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering and his Masters in Engineering Mechanics. He was employed most of his working career at Raytheon Technologies in Tucson, AZ where he was a Senior Principal Mechanical Engineer.
When he wasn’t working, he enjoyed being with Beth and her family. He also enjoyed hiking in Colorado, Arizona and Iowa, and his job.