Christopher Thomas “Chris” Calhoun - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Christopher Thomas “Chris” Calhoun

February 2, 1988 - January 31, 2022

Christopher Thomas “Chris” Calhoun, age 33, of Newark, DE, succumbed to the effects of COVID on Monday, January 31, 2022.

Born in Newark, DE on February 2, 1988, he was a son of Arlene M. (Berni) Calhoun and the late Theodore R. Calhoun, Jr. Chris loved working at WEB Construction as the owner is a long-time friend.

Chris enjoyed long rides on his Harley, target shooting with his friends, and playing with his son. To wind down from work or to work through a problem, he enjoyed playing video games or continued to teach himself how to play the guitar. He also enjoyed quiet time with his dogs. Chris is remembered by his friends as kind hearted, generous, and quick with a smile. He will be dearly missed by all who know him.

In addition to his father, Chris was preceded in death by his brother, Michael. He is survived by his wife, Melissa; 4-year-old son, Colt; mother, Arlene Calhoun; sister, Jennifer Clark; and grandmother, Lou Berni.

All services will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Chris’ memory to Christiana Care’s Intensive Care Unit, 4000 Nexus Drive, Ste. W3-300, Wilmington, DE 19803.


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9 Condolences for Christopher Thomas “Chris” Calhoun

  • I wish I had met Christopher. I know he will be missed so much by his family and friends. So sorry, Arlene.

  • I am so so sorry for your loss! Truly a blessed life cut short. I’ll keep you all in prayer… especially Colt!

  • Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. Sending lots of love.

  • You continue to be in my thoughts and prayers, Melissa & Colt.❤

  • I still find myself at a loss for words . My heart breaks for you and Colt . You are in my thoughts and prayers , he was a wonderful man .

  • Our sincerest sympathy to all the family on Chris’ passing. We prayed a lot for him, but God had other plans. Too, too sad. We continue to pray for peace and comfort for all the family.

  • Arlene and family…I was so very sorry to hear that Chris had passed. I know so many had been praying for you all. Thinking of you and sending prayers of comfort.


  • When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure.
    Our most sincere condolences.

  • We loved Chris and he will always be in our thoughts. We miss him every day. Melissa and their son will always be in our prayers.