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Jerry Cheuvront

Cheuvront, Jerry
78, passed away on June 23, 2014. Jerry Fredrick Cheuvront left us on Monday June 23, 2014. He was born in Milan, Missouri on August 17th 1935. His parents Dorothy and Paul (Phil) Cheuvront moved him from the family farm in Missouri to Phoenix, Arizona in 1943 when he was 8 years old. During the war years, the family lived in Alzona Park public housing while his farther worked for Aluminum Company of America (ALCOA). During this time he attended Issac Grade School. When his father and his uncle built the family home at 26th Place and Thomas in 1947 he moved schools to Creighton grade school. After graduating from North High in 1953 he attended Phoenix College and then graduated in 1957 from Arizona State University with a Bachelor's degree in Accounting. He was a member of the Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity at ASU and Beta Alpha Psi Honorary Accounting Society. This year he was inducted in the ASU Golden Circle. During the 1950's, he worked for his Uncle Howard at Cheuvront Homes. Eventually he started CSE Construction with his former fraternity brothers Larry Essary and Gene Schroeder. In 1968 he started working for WR Shulz and Associates in charge of the property management division. In 1974 he started Cheuvront & Associates Construction and ran the company until his retirement in 2009. He was a charter member of the Biltmore Lions clubs and was instrumental in helping run many of their worthy philanthropic endeavors over the years. He was also an off road enthusiast who was a member of the Arizona Roamers. He loved to ride in Butter Cup and Rocky Point. . Jerry is survived by his daughter and son in law Debi & Dan Spencer, his son former Arizona State Senator Ken Cheuvront, his two step sons Chris and Chuck Stocks, and his eight grandchildren. Jerry is survived by his daughter and son in law Debi & Dan Spencer, his son former Arizona State Senator Ken Cheuvront, his two step sons Chris and Chuck Stocks, and his eight grandchildren. Services will be held at the Irish Cultural Center located at 1106 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004 on Tuesday July 1st at 11am. In Lieu of flowers, please make contributions to at www.hov.org/donate



Published in The Arizona Republic on June 27, 2014
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