John "Johnny, Juan" Feliciano Chacon
June 6 1927 -
April 14, 2014
John "Johnny, Juan" Feliciano Chacon passed away peacefully in his home where he lived in Wilmington for the pass 63 years. By his side to the end were his wife Juliet, sons Martin, Andrew and Paul and grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers and sisters. He was the baby of his family. He leaves behind 6 grandchildren and 7 great great-grandchildren. Juan was only 6 months old when his father passed away working on the Los Angeles City Hall building.
At the end of WWII, the Army Veteran came home and pursued a career to become a barber working at "Howard James" and "VIP Barber shop" in Long Beach and in Park Estates. Won 1st place in a "Master Men's Hair stylist competition in Redondo Beach in 1966. He later opened his own shop, "John Chacon's" on Pacific Ave also in Long Beach. Just before he retired in 2006, he worked at "A-barber shop" on Atlantic Ave also in Long Beach.
Devoted to his wife just shy of 64 years and to his family, he lead a prosperous life, never complained of what they didn't have and made sure his children's needs and wants were always fulfilled, ALWAYS. Mass will be held today at 10am at Holy Family Church, 1011 E. L St. Wilmington, CA followed by a Military burial ceremony at the Historical Wilmington Cemetery, 605 E. O St. Wilmington, CA. Please sign the guestbook at www.presstelegram.com/obits.
Published in the Long Beach Press-Telegram on Apr. 22, 2014