Christopher Ronald Ampey, age 49, from Kalamazoo, MI passed away peacefully on June 29, 2017, after a valiant struggle with cancer. Chris was born on September 13, 1967 in Kalamazoo, MI. He graduated from Kalamazoo Central High School. He worked for Schwan's for 18 years, and eight months at Aunt Millies. Survived by: wife Rania, son Jordan, daughter Olivia, mother Judy Dawkins, step-father Ladd Dawkins, brother Josh Ampey, mother in-law Becky Yaple, father in law Donald Meisling (Linda), brother in-law Michael Meisling (Therese), of Newburgh, IN., nephew Michael Curtis Meisling of Evansville, IN., and niece Monica Meisling of Indianapolis, IN. A Celebration of life will be held at Old Dog Tavern in Kalamazoo on July 26th, from 4-7 pm. Chaplain Marybeth Sarhatt officiating. Chris was a beloved husband, father and friend. He loved life and lived in the moment. He was a man of extreme integrity and was totally committed to his family. Donations in Chris' honor may be made to Hospice of Southwest Michigan.