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.