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Chad Corwyn Utley


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Chad Corwyn Utley Obituary
Lubbock- Chad Corwyn Utley, 65, passed away on December 31, 2018, in Abilene, Texas. He was born July 28, 1953, in Lubbock, Texas, as the third child to parents L.W. and Marda Utley. He grew up on the farm and later in town and developed a love for sports. He graduated from Lubbock High School in 1971, and was a graduate of Texas Christian University where he lettered in football (1971-1974) and baseball. Chad made his home in Fort Worth, Lubbock, and then Abilene, and worked as a project manager in residential construction for many years. He will be remembered for his laugh and vivacious spirit and will be greatly missed.

He was preceded in death by his dad, L. W. Utley Jr., his son, Hayden Kyle Utley, and the mother of his children, Krista Nix Utley. He is survived by his daughter, Ashlyn Paige Utley, his mom, Marda Utley, sister Pam Adams (husband Mike), brothers Sandy Utley (wife Shelly) and Kelly Utley (wife Sandy) and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Celebration of life services will be held Wednesday, January 9, 2019, at 11:00 am at Sanders Funeral Home in Lubbock, Texas. The family will greet visitors immediately following the service. Burial will follow in the City of Lubbock Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be TCU teammates Lyle Blackwood, Gary Crawford, Gene Hernandez, Fred Jackson, Alan Layne, Mike Luttrell, Gary Patterson, and Ronnie Peoples. Chuck Rodgers will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Camp Huawni Scholarship Fund. (contribute online at camphuawni.com/give or mail check to Camp Huawni/ACA Campership program, 16735 Gresham Circle, #6, Flint, Texas 75762 )) or contribute to the .
Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal from Jan. 6 to Jan. 7, 2019
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