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Fort Smith, AR | 72901
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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.

A Memorial service will be held 10:00 A.M., Thursday, December 27, 2018 at Ocker Memorial Chapel in Van Buren.
Family will visit with relatives and friends Friday, October 26, 2018 from 5-7 PM at Ocker Funeral Home, 700 Jefferson Street Van Buren. 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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