A memorial service for Jason V. Chronister, 27, Overland Park, KS, will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, November 8, 2009 at the Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence, KS. Private inurnment will be at a later date. He died on Monday, November 2, 2009 at the Overland Park Regional Medical Center of injuries received in a car/motorcycle accident in Johnson County.
He was born on February 27, 1982 in Kansas City, Missouri, the son of Dana Reed and Lisa Gish Reed. He was adopted by Dr. Stephen Chronister in 1992.
He was a former Lawrence resident and graduated from Lawrence Free State High School in 2000. He was awarded his Eagle Scout designation in 1999.
Jason was employed as a software engineer with the Staples Office Systems in Kansas City. His hobbies include: motorcycles, computers, photography, art and cooking.
He was married to Caroline Hutson on September 1, 2009 in Overland Park, KS. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include a daughter, Kristiana, Washington State, his mother and stepfather; Lisa Gish Chronister and Doug Kage, Evergreen, CO, his father and stepmother; Dana and Bianca Reed, Lawrence, his adoptive father, Dr. Stephen Chronister, Lawrence, a half-brother, Dalen Reed, Lawrence, a half-sister, Taryn Reed, Lawrence, a step-brother, Justin Jeltz, Lawrence, his paternal grandparents, Larry and Maxine Shaffer, York, PA, Donald and Patricia Reed, Red Lion, PA, his step-grandparents; Irvin and Betty Chronister, Kansas City, MO and Bea Brien Simpson, Pleasanton, KS.
The family suggests memorials in his name to the charity of the donor’s choice and may be sent in care of the mortuary.
Online condolences may be sent to www.warrenmcelwain.com Subject: Chronister