Eric Chatfield, 84, passed away Thursday January 24, 2013 at Memorial Medical Center in Las Cruces, New Mexico.
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Eric was born in Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire, England to Arthur and Eva Chatfield.
He joined the Royal Air Force and served in the Korean War. After the war, he went to work at a manufacturing plant as a tool and die maker.
Eric will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Eric is survived by his loving wife Ann Chatfield, daughter Angela and husband Tim Wahlers; sisters Ruth Chadwick, Anne Nixon, Eva Hampton; step-son, Donald Wagner and step-grandson, Daniel Jason Wagner.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur and Eva Chatfield.
Cremation will take place at Baca's Mimbres Crematory, per family request, no services will be held.
The Family ask that in lieu of flowers, contributions of remembrance be made to St. Jude Hospital or a
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Published in Deming Headlight on Jan. 31, 2013