Valentino “Tino” Chavez, 53, passed away Saturday, September 21, 2019 in Lubbock. Services for Mr. Chavez will be 10:00am Friday, October 4, 2019 at St. John Neumann Catholic Church with Father George Roney officiating. Burial will follow in Peaceful Gardens Memorial Park under the direction of Calvillo Funeral Home and Chapel. A rosary will be held 7:00 pm Thursday, October 3, 2019 at Calvillo Funeral Home. There will be a viewing on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 from 1:00p.m. to 9:00p.m. and on Thursday from 10:00a.m. to 9:00p.m.
Valentino “Tino” was born April 7, 1966 in Lubbock, Texas to the late Francisco and Maria DeJesus Chavez. He married Mary Santos on June 5, 1999 in Lubbock. He was in the automotive business as a mechanic most of his life. Valentino was a Catholic and expressed his Christian values by helping everybody. He never met a stranger that he would go out of his way to help. He loved children and his greatest enjoyment in life was being around his family.
He is survived by his wife; Mary; three sons; Valentino Chavez Jr. of Ft. Worth, Adam Chavez of Brownfield, Michael Chavez of Lubbock; three daughters; Rebecca Role of Midland, Amber Chavez of Lubbock, Amanda Villarreal of Wolfforth; two brothers, Joe Chavez of Wolfforth, Nick Tello of Lubbock; seven sisters; Carolyn Zamora of Colorado, Paula Chavez of Wolfforth, Ernestina Villarreal of Wolfforth, Teodora Chavez of Wolfforth, Christina Chavez of Wolfforth, Susana Tello of Lubbock, Bertha Hernandez of Lubbock; ten grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by a sister Hope Tello (1979).