Christopher Strussion

April 1, 1971 - August 25, 2021

04/01/1971 - 08/25/2021

Christopher J. Strussion, 50 of Bellaire, Ohio died Wednesday, August 25, 2021 in Bellaire, Ohio.
He was born April 1, 1971 in Bellaire, Ohio son of Thomas Strussion and the late Linda Steed Strussion.
Chris was the owner of BuckStik, previous owner of Cooldraft Scientific.
He was an inventor, business owner and entrepreneur, most notably known for the misting fans along the sidelines of sporting events.
Chris was an avid bow hunter and author of numerous magazine articles on hunting.
Being born on April Fools Day was quite fitting, as he was always a jokester and enjoying pulling pranks on everyone.
He was a loving father, grandfather, son, brother and uncle. In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by his wife and high school sweetheart, Amy Jo Lipperman Strussion. Surviving are his daughters, Brooke (Jim) Balsei and Taylor (Charles) Strussion both of Columbus, Ohio, his father Tom Strussion of Bellaire, Ohio, sister, Lisa (Chris) Balog of Bellaire, Ohio, brother, Thomas (Angela) Strussion of Belmont, Ohio, grandson, Greyson Balsei, several nieces and nephews and his loyal companion, Kimber.
Services will be held at the convenience of the family.
Memorial contributions may made to Wounded Heroes Hunting Camp at
Arrangements by the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 441 37th Street Bellaire, Ohio.
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Dennis R Albaugh
1 year ago

My sincere and humble condolences to the family and friends of “Chris”. Denny Albaugh

Khadeja Matney (Johnson)
1 year ago

My thoughts and prayers go out to his family. We grow we live we move on to something better.

Crystal (Mellott) Shaver
1 year ago

Prayers to the whole family. Saying sorry doesn’t seem like it’s enough. Try to stay strong and remember all the good Chris brought into this world. I grew up with Chris, went all through school together, and there’s not one bad thing I could say about him. I remember riding bikes with him and Jason Howell, going from one house to another, eventually making our way to the playground at Gravel Hill. And all the other hangouts. Chris was so fun, and always nice, never said anything bad about anybody. I’m glad I got to spend some time with him at our last reunion. He will be missed.

1 year ago

Thinking of you and the family. Deepest sympathy. Prayers for all.
The Vostateks

Stephanie & Joe Dvorak
1 year ago

Our deepest condolences to the entire family. Chris was always a friendly and kind person growing up. May he Rest In Peace. We are so sorry.

Jim & Nickie Severine
1 year ago

Sincere condolences. God bless & be with you all.

Tommaso and Diana Ciaffoncini
1 year ago

Our thoughts and love are with all of the family during this sad and difficult time.

1 year ago

Deepest sympathy to the loved ones of Chris. Love and prayers
Gene and Barb Holm

Tony Francis
1 year ago

My prayers with you all.

Ron and Barb Strussion and Family
1 year ago

Love and prayers to All of Chris’s Family. A sweet and crazy nephew we all adored. Be at peace, Chris, with Amy and Your Mom Linda in Heaven!