Phillip B. Chavez, 85, of Terre Haute, passed away April 11, 2017. He was born in Louisiana on April 27, 1931, to Concepcion B. Chavez and Francisca (Balderas) Chavez.
He was a fender and body mechanic. He enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, and gardening. He was a giving and wonderful father, grandfather, and brother.
Phillip was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Jessee B. Chavez and Juan B. Chavez; and son, Ray Chavez.
He is survived by his sisters, Emma Nunez and Cecilia Torres; children, Christina Chavez, Patsy Chavez-Luna, Concepcion Chavez, Jessie Chavez, Phillip Chavez III, Madgie Chavez, and Priscilla Chavez; 37 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Cremation has been chosen. The family has entrusted care and arrangements to Greiner Funeral Home, 2005 North 13th St., Terre Haute. Online condolences may be made at:
Published on  April 12, 2017