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Abelardo Chavez

May 25, 1984 ~ October 24, 2018 (age 34)

Abelardo “Lalo” Chavez Jr., 34, Deming resident passed away Wednesday October 24, 2018 in Lansing, West Virginia.

Visitation will be Friday afternoon, November 2, 2018 from 4 to 6 at Baca’s Funeral Chapel where a rosary will begin at 6 o’clock.  Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday November 3, 2018 at 10 o’clock in the morning at St. Ann Catholic Church with Fr. Prakasham Babu officiating.  Concluding services and interment will follow at Mt. View Cemetery.

“Lalo”, as he was affectionately known, was born May 25, 1984 to Guadalupe Munoz and Abelardo Chavez in Silver City.  He attended Deming Public Schools and was a communicant of the Catholic Church.  Lalo was an avid Dallas Cowboy fan and will be remembered as a fun-loving person with a great sense of humor.  He lived life to the fullest and always had a smile for everyone and loved his children.

He is survived by his father, Abelardo Chavez of the home; mother, Guadalupe Munoz and fiancé Robert Relyea of Deming; children, Kandra and Abelardo “Lalito” Chavez of Deming; brothers, Mark Lujan of Snyder, TX, Gilbert Chavez of Deming; sisters, Vanessa Munoz and husband Shaun Plant, Margaret Hernandez, Luz Aguilar all of Deming; special friends, Scott Chandler and his wife Colette, son, Roy Chandler; God-Parents, Victor and Marcie Montano; maternal grandfather, Alfonso Rios of Deming; members of IUOE Local 178 of Dallas, TX;  many aunts, uncles, cousins, friends, co-workers, and extended family members.

Lalo was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Felix and Eufemia Chavez; maternal grandmother, Herminia Lujan and uncle, Juan Rodriguez.

Pallbearers will be Richard Olivas, Shaun Plant, Gibby Villegas, Ross Hernandez, K.K. Lauturner, Abelardo “Lalito” Chavez and Gilbert Chavez.  Honorary pallbearers are Mark Lujan, Erik Bencomo, Crystal Lujan, Javier and Mark Hernandez.

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