In Loving Memory

April 17, 1973 – July 15, 2019


Khris Hoven, 46, a resident of Gulf Shores, AL, passed away on Monday, July 15, 2019.  

He is preceded in death by his devoted, loving pug terrier “Man’s Best Friend”, Chester E. Scraps.  He is survived by his mother, Jane Hoven; father, Kenneth (Gladys) Hoven; sister, April H. Griffin; niece, Hannah Griffin; the extended Hartner family; and an abundance of loving aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.

Khris graduated from Murphy High School in 1991 as Salutatorian of his class.  He was offered full scholarships at numerous universities.  He graduated from Tulane University in 1995 on a full scholarship with a BS degree in Psychology.  While attending Tulane University, he studied abroad at Cambridge University in London, England where he worked at the U.S. Embassy.  Following his studies, he toured France, Italy, Germany, Ireland, Switzerland, Belgium, and Austria.  After graduating from Tulane, he moved to Boca Raton and later to Miami Beach to pursue a career in the Information Technology field.  Throughout his career, he’s worked in Atlanta, Cincinnati, Chicago, and Washington D.C.

A Celebration of Life Service will take place on Friday, July 19, 2019 at Eastern Shore Baptist Church, 6847 Park Drive, Daphne, Alabama 36526.  Visitation is scheduled for 10:00 a.m., followed by the service at 11:00 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Mobile SPCA, 620 Zeigler Circle W, Mobile, AL 36608 or online at www.mobilespca.org/donate/

Expressions of condolence for the family may be made at www.hughesfh.com.