Arturo ‘Tury’ L. Chavez 54, of Pecos passed away Thursday March 12, 2020 in Lubbock, Tx. He was born April 6, 1965 in Pecos to Tomas Chavez and Jesusita Lara Chavez. He was a laborer and a Christian Catholic. He was united in common-law-marriage with Melissa Ann Contreras March 26, 1993. Tury loved carpentry, fishing, bar-b-queuing, especially while drinking his favorite Bud-Light beer, enjoyed watching western movies and was an avid Dallas Cowboy fan. Dad you will be dearly missed.
He is preceded in death by his parents, sister Martha Chavez and brother Hector ‘Curly’ Chavez.
Tury is survived by his wife Melissa Contreras of Pecos, daughter Melanie Bre’Ann Chavez of Pecos, son Ryan Thomas Chavez of Pecos, sisters Gloria C. Holguin and husband Robert of San Angelo, Anita C. Cano and husband Edward of Monahans, and Eva C. Chavez and husband Tomas of Pecos.
Tury also leaves to cherish his memory several nieces and nephews and his beloved dog ‘Snoops.’
Visitation is set for Thursday March 19, 2020 9am -9pm with a rosary at 7:30pm at Pecos Funeral Home chapel. Visitation for Immediate family only!
Mass will be celebrated at 10am Friday March 20, 2020 at Santa Rosa de Lima Catholic Church with Father Jose Dela Cruz officiating.
Burial will follow at Greenwood cemetery.
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