Concord teen battling Hodgkins for the third time passes away

Photo from Chris's 17th birthday event

17-year-old Chris West passed away Saturday after battling cancer for 4 years.

Chris was fighting Hodgkins for the third time. He has fought cancer since 2011 and spent 250 days since his last birthday in the clinic or hospital according to a Facebook page created for him.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, August 29, at 2:00 p.m. at Jay M. Robinson High School Auditorium. 

The family requests in memory of Chris to wear a sports shirt or jersey to the service.