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Chris Chavez

Chris Chavez

Sep 30, 1957 - Dec 16, 2017
Chris “Little Chris” Chavez, 60, of Riverton passed away on Saturday, December 16, 2017. There will be a viewing held on Thursday, December 21, 2017 from 10:00 am to 12:00pm at Davis Funeral Home. Cremation will take place after the viewing. Inurnment will take place in the Spring of 2018 at the Whiteplume Cemetery.

Chris Karlos Chavez was born on September 30, 1957 in Riverton, WY to Christobal and Vera (Buckman) Chavez. He grew up in Fremont County and attended schools in Riverton.

He lived the majority of his life in Riverton except for 12 years he spent in Colorado. He returned to Riverton to become the caregiver for this dad. While in Colorado he worked as a carpenter.

He liked to fish, walk in the mountains, camp, and hunt. He was very family oriented and loved being around his family. His family said he was a good listener, he also like to be goofy and joked with them a lot.

He was married to Susan Murphy and together they had one daughter, Myra.

He is survived by his parents, Christobal Chavez and Vera Buckman; daughter, Myra Chavez- Quinn; grandchildren, David and Krista; brother, Gregory Chavez and his children, Daniel and Joshua, sister, Amelia Chavez and her children, William and Marie and sister,Clarice Chavez-Green and her children, Derek and Clarissa.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Aurelia and Trinidad Chavez; Bill and Ruth Buckman.

On-line condolences may be made to the family at

Services under the direction of Davis Funeral Home.