Chris was born February 22, 1942 in Hamilton, Ohio to Greek-American parents. He attended public schools in Hamilton and graduated in 1961 from Taft High School.
Chris entered the Navy in 1961 and was discharged in 1963. He then moved to Washington D.C. in 1963 to work for the Defense Department making maps. He moved back to Ohio and married Loy Zonars from Dayton, Ohio. Chris and Loy have three sons; Spencer, Paul and James. Chris has been with the Church since 1990 as Building Manager and Manager of Hall Rentals.