Joseph Chris Tarver, 66, of Panama City Beach, Florida, passed from this life on Wednesday, March 25, 2015. He was born October 20, 1948 in Portsmouth, VA to the union of his parents, Joseph Crawford “J.C.” and Edna “Pat” Hudnall Tarver. Paternal grandparents were the late Virgil and Marie Tarver of Jena, and maternal grandparents were the late Robert “Bob” and Sallie Graham Hudnall of Nebo. Chris was a 1966 graduate of Jena High School, a home building business contractor and a veteran of the United States Air Force, who served during the Vietnam Conflict. Services were held at 1 p.m., Sunday, March 29, at Heath Funeral Home in Paragould, Arkansas, with Rev. Kim Bridges officiating. Interment followed in Harvey’s Chapel Cemetery in Marmaduke, Arkansas. He is survived by his wife, Linda G. Tarver of Panama City Beach, FL; and special cousins, Louise Bradford Pritchard of Nebo and Keith Tarver of Jena.