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Fort Smith, AR | 72901
479-646-5555
700 Jefferson St.
Van Buren, AR | 72956
479-474-2523
Ricardo Chavez
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Obituary for Ricardo Chavez

Ricardo  Chavez
Ricardo Chavez, 82 of Rudy passed away Wednesday, October 24, 2018 in a local hospital. He was a retired Civil Engineer for Foust and Associates in California and a rancher. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force and of the Catholic faith. He was preceded in death by his parents Plutarco and Juana (Lopez) Chavez; one daughter Sharon Kim Chavez; three sisters Dionicia Lopez, Margaret Carter and Jennie Chavez; two brothers Vicente and Caquito Chavez; one grandson Ricky Chavez.

Family will visit with relatives and friends Friday, October 26, 2018 from 5-7 PM at Ocker Funeral Home, 700 Jefferson Street Van Buren. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements and cremation are under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home in Van Buren.

He is survived by one daughter Karen Hightower of Rudy; one son Ricardo Alan Chavez of Studio City, California; two brothers Herman Chavez of Paso Robles, California and Thomas Chavez of Rowland Heights, California; seven grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; six horses, Bug, Tess, Daisy, Ruger, Beretta and Sako of Rudy.


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