OBITUARY

Ira Ernest Chaffee Jr.

July 8, 1952October 7, 2021
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Ira Ernest Chaffee Jr., age 69, of Copperas Cove, Texas passed away on Thursday, October 7, 2021. Ira was born July 8, 1952 in Tiffin, Ohio to Ira Chaffee Sr and Betty Chaffee.

Ira was a 1970 graduate of Tiffin Columbian in Tiffin, Ohio. He then went on to service in the U.S. Marines from March 30, 1971 to March 13, 1974. After his time in the U.S. Marines he reenlisted in to the U.S. Army from November 5, 1980 to October 31, 2000. Ira went on to work for AT&T for over 20 years before he retired.

Ira was best known for airbrushing, tattooing and riding motorcycles. He was married to Rita for over 20 years before she left us in 2017 due to Cancer.

Ira is survived by two sisters, a stepbrother, and four stepsisters. His sons; Jerry and Jeremy, his daughters; Jean and Charly, ten grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

Ira is preceded in death by his wife; Rita, his father; Ira Chaffee Sr., his mother; Betty Traunero, his brother; Kenneth Chaffee, and his sister; Deana Thomson.

A celebration of life for Ira will be held Wednesday, October 13, 2021 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.crawfordbowerscopperascove.com for the Chaffee family.

Services

  • Celebration of Life

    Wednesday, October 13, 2021

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Ira Ernest Chaffee Jr.

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Jeremy Chaffee

October 13, 2021


I will miss you

Love
Jeremy

LaVaughn Chaffee-Birnbaum

October 13, 2021

Ira will be greatly missed by all who knew and care for the man, dad, grandpa that he was.
May the lord bless and keep the family in his loving hands.
Rest in peace Ira
La Vaughn Chaffee-Birnbaum

Deb and John Carr

October 12, 2021

Ira was very much loved and will be greatly missed. Hugs to his family in Texas from part of the family here in Ohio

Sharon Zimmers

October 11, 2021

Ira was a very talented and loved man. He will be missed by family and friends from Texas to Ohio and beyond.
“Sue” aka Sharon Zimmers

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