Christopher A. “Chris” Bourne

May 26, 2003 - January 31, 2021

Christopher A. “Chris” Bourne, age 17, of Middletown, DE, passed away on Saturday, January 31, 2021.

Born in Newark, DE on May 26, 2003, he was the son of Kimberly Bourne and the late Richard C. Bourne.

Chris was a student and lacrosse player for Appoquinimink High. He enjoyed watching sporting events, playing video games, skateboarding and hanging out with his MTV Sandlot Crew. Chris also liked fishing along with surfing, and loved spending time at the beach.

In addition to his mother, Chris is survived by his sister, Kaitlyn Bourne; paternal grandmother, Darlene Bourne; maternal grandparents, Ray and Lynn Burns; an aunt and uncles; girlfriend, Julia Jones; and canine companion, Cali.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10:30 am until 12:30 pm on Monday, March 1, 2021, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 275 East Main Street. Middletown, DE, followed by a private service at 12:30 pm. Face masks will be required for all in attendance. Interment will also be held privately.

Any family members or friends who are unable to attend Chris’ service can live stream the service by clicking here.


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10 Condolences for Christopher A. “Chris” Bourne

  • So Sorry for your loss. Praying for your family 🙏🙏🕊🕊

  • So incredibly sorry for your loss Chris was a very sweet kid. Prayers for the family.

  • I am so sorry for your loss. My heart goes out to the family 😢

    Parent of an Appo Lax player

  • Rest in paradise Chris, thanks for being a great teammate. My condolences out to his family friends and teammates.

  • I’m so sorry to hear about your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  • I am truly sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you, Kaitlyn, and family/friends.

  • i swear i will never forget you bro every day i cry thinking about this. love you skins long live my brother

  • Thinking of you and sending hugs!! I know there is nothing I can say to make this any easier on you but just know I’m praying for you!! Your an amazing mom and I know you lost a piece of your heart but just know he will always be watching over you!! Love ya!!

  • I am so sorry about this tragedy that affected not only me but his family and friends in Middletown. The jetty won’t be the same without Skinny P but I know he is up in heaven skimming his heart out. Rest in paradise Chris, much love💗

  • Christopher: I will keep you forever In the round tower of my heart. Yes forever, forever and a day. Till the walls shall crumble to ruin And mold in dust away. ( Henry Wadsworth Longfellow) Rest in Peace Mom-mom & Pop-pop Burns