OBITUARY

Richard Chavez

March 22, 1948July 7, 2013
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Richard Chavez, 65, of Tallahassee, passed away Sunday, July 7, 2013, at Big Bend Hospice House.

Richard was an avid F.S.U. Fan and loved Lakers basketball. He also loved camping. He was a U.S. Army veteran, spending two tours in Vietnam.

He is survived by his wife of 24 years, Patricia; a son, Michael Hammett (Julie); a daughter, Stephanie Sanchez (David); three brothers, Casey, Robert (Patty) and Peter Chavez; seven grandchildren; and his two dogs, Foxy and Trouble. Richard is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held 6:00-8:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at Culley's MeadowWood on Riggins Road. Funeral services will be held 9:30 a.m., Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home, Riggins Road Chapel, interment will follow at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Florida.

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, July 9, 2013
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, July 10, 2013
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July 15, 2013

My deepest sympathy to Patricia, Mike and the entire family of Richard-It was truly an honor to get to know Richard through our mutual friend, Scott Willis-thanks for your unselfish service to our great Country and more importantly-thank you for your friendship-sincerely, Tom Fahey

Bunny Ritchie

July 15, 2013

Pat - we are so sorry for your loss. May you find comfort in the folloing days and kno9w that God had a great plan for your husbnd than we did.
In Christian love,
Tom and Bunny Ritchie

Wayne Hrydziusko

July 10, 2013

Richard was a good man and friend to all. We are blessed to have known him.

Ruben Chavez

July 10, 2013

Uncle Richard you will be missed by all and you are no longer suffering. May god bless you and hopefully one day we can ride the VW bus together and enjoy the ride.
Love
Ruben Chavez Jr. and the rest of the Chavez gang

Michelle Mason (Chavez)

July 10, 2013

Uncle Richard you will be missed and I apologize that we never got to spend a lot of time together. Aunt Patty my thoughts and prayers are with you and always. Uncle Richard rest in peace!

Love Always,

Michelle Mason (Chavez) and Kids (David and Khrisitna)

HOLLY AND MIKE RECUPERO

July 8, 2013

Pat, We are truly sorry about Richard. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

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