David Christopher “Chris” VanGilder, 41, of TN, formerly of Marshall, IL passed away July 26, 2019 in Memphis, TN. He was currently employed at NuCor Steele in Memphis, TN Surviving are his wife, Joy who he met Dec. 1, 1999 and married July 10, 2001; his children Brayden VanGilder, Brooke VanGilder, Gunner VanGilder, Grant VanGilder and Faith VanGilder; a grandson, Danny Presnell III; his mother, Lauren VanGilder of Marshall; his father, David VanGilder of Marshall; his siblings, Lisa (Scott Jackson) VanGilder, of Marshall, Vic (Stacy) VanGilder of Sullivan, IN and Vince (Brandee) VanGilder; father-in-law, Lewis (Sharon) Robinson Sr.; Sister-in-law, Jesi (James) Robinson Solomon of Montgomery, IL; brother-in-law, Lewie Robinson Jr. of Colorado; aunts and uncles, several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by a cousin, Jason Jones; mother-in-law, DiAnna Faye Robinson maternal grandparents, Harold and Margaret Turner and paternal grandparents, Willard and Edna VanGilder. Chris was a 1996 graduate of Marshall High School. Following graduation he joined the 181st Fighter Wing Indiana Air National Guard. He was a member of the Martinsville Baptist Church and Brotherhood. Chris left specific instructions and his wife and children are abiding those wishes. His parents are hosting a reception for family and friends from 10:00 AM to 12 Noon Saturday at Pearce Funeral Home in Marshall. pearcefuneralservices.com.