WASHBURN – Kristopher Robert Tarbox, 37, passed away March 18, 2020 in Washburn, after struggling with addiction for many years. As we remember Kris’s life, we will focus on happier times – especially those he spent fishing with his “Pa Pa.” He had a good heart, not seen by many, and spoke often of his love for his family and his desire to protect them always. Kris is survived by 1 son, and two daughters, his grandmother, Gwen Thompson, his mother, Shelby Thompson Merriam, his father, Craig Tarbox, a brother, Josh Merriam, and many aunts, uncles, and cousins that he never got to know. He was predeceased by his grandfathers, Robert G. Thompson, and Herbert Tarbox, and a grandmother, Ellen Tarbox. A spring burial will be planned.