Robert Chavez

August 10, 1947 – January 6, 2023 On the early morning of January 6, 2023, Our Beloved Husband, Loving Father, Grandfather, Great Grandfather, Brother, Uncle, Godfather, and Friend to many was called home to be in the arms of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Bobby Chavez was born to parents Alfred & Lupe Chavez on August 10, 1947 in Upland, California. He grew up in South Colton. He graduated from Colton High School. In his senior year he enlisted into the United States Navy Reserves. On August 21, 1965 he married his junior high sweetheart Linda R. Alanis. Shortly afer he was deployed to Vietnam on the USS Valley Forge and completed his term. Bobby & Linda were married 57 years and raised 4 beautiful daughters together. During this time he attended S.B Valley College where he studied Theology, Management, Guitar and Welding. He then retired in 2013 after working 46 yrs at Rohr Industries (UTC) as a Maintenance Mechanic & Supervisor. Bobby had many many hobbies in his lifetime. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, singing & playing his guitar, camping, bicycling, farming, jeeping and not to mention several others. Bobby was a very hardworking provider for his family. He was humble, and wise and respected by all those who knew him. He lived his life to the fullest and created so many memories with those he loved. Bobby will truly be missed by all those who loved him. He will remain in our hearts forever and his footprints will never be forgotten. He was preceded in death by his loving daughter Christy Ann Chavez, parents Alfred & Lupe Chavez, sister Lucy Salazar, sister-in-law Mary Chavez, his in-laws Alex & Josie Alanis, and brothers-in-law Mike & Alex Alanis. Bobby is survived by his loving wife Linda R. Chavez, daughters Roberta Rios (Henry), Rozanna Moreau, Valerie Gomez (David), 7 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, brother Freddie Chavez, sister Rose Marie “Baby” Marquez and many nieces and nephews.

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