Survivors include his wife Geneva of Lancaster; two sons, Jesus “Jesse” (Michelle) Shaver and Jeffrey Chavera of Grand Prairie; daughter, Cynthia Carlisle of Lancaster; eight grandchildren and one great grandchild; three brothers, Raymond (Marilyn) Chavera of Wisconsin; Ignacio (Julia) Chavera of Corpus Christi and Eloy (Leticia) Chavera of Dallas and a sister, Dora Cruz of Three Rivers.
Visitation was held on Thursday, Feb. 16 from 2 - 5 p.m. at Galloway Chapel in Three Rivers. Rosary was on Thursday, Feb. 16 at 7 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Three Rivers.
Funeral service was officiated on Friday, Feb. 17 at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Three Rivers with burial in the Three Rivers Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Israel Cruz, Danny Cruz, Eloy Chavera, Jr., Jerry Chavera, Pedro Rodriguez and Richard Tanguma.
Arrangements were entrusted to Galloway and Sons Funeral Home in Three Rivers.