OBITUARY: Christopher ‘Bubba’ Rask


Christopher “Bubba” Rask, age 52 of Pleasant View, Tennessee, passed away Monday, July 25, 2022 at his home.

Chris was born on March 27, 1970 in Bakersfield, California to Steven & Pamela Rask.

He worked as a pest control specialist for over 20 years at Gardner’s Supply, the family business in Bakersfield, California before working as a forklift operator at Electrolux. He mentored young boys in the AWANA program and loved Vacation Bible School. Chris loved spending time with his nieces & nephews. He also enjoyed antiques and collecting things. Chris was a member of First Baptist Church Joelton.

He is preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Glen & Betty Rask; maternal grandparents, James & Peggy Rowland; sisters, Joanna Knobloch and Sarah Rask; and nephew, Caleb Johnson.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by sisters, Corrie Rask and Hannah (Tommy) Swindle; brother-in-law, Charlie Knobloch; nieces, Grace Johnson, Sarah Swindle, and Norah Swindle; nephew, Noah Johnson; and many loving uncles, aunts, and cousins.

Funeral services will be conducted at Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Pleasant View at 11:00 AM on Friday, July 29th, with Bro. David Royalty and Bro. Michael Spitzer officiating. Burial will follow in EverRest of Cheatham with Tommy Swindle, Charlie Knobloch, Noah Johnson, and Stan Harrington serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers are David Herrmann and Harold Herrmann.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday, July 29th from 9:00 AM until the hour of service at 11:00 AM.

If so desired, memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church Joelton Children’s AWANA Program, 7140 Whites Creek Pike, Joelton, Tennessee 37080 or

AUSTIN & BELL FUNERAL HOME in Pleasant View is in charge of these arrangements. 6316 Highway 41A, Pleasant View, Tennessee 37146 (615) 746-4433


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