William "Bill" Chavez was born in Vallejo, CA December 26, 1938. He is survived by Patricia, his loving wife of 56 years. He was the father of Arthur (Aimy) Chavez of Chico, Monica (Kevin) Kendrick of San Francisco, Denise (Steve) Eachus of San Jose, Matt (Kerri) Chavez of Chico, and Jessica (Tom) Alchin of Chico. He is survived by his brother, Chuck and sisters, Norma and Debbie and sisters-in-law, Phyllis and Eileen. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Tony, George, and Ed; and sister, Vilma Landaker. Nine grandchildren and many nieces and nephews also survive him.Employed in the San Francisco Bay Area for over thirty years, Bill was active in supporting local schools, community activist programs, as well as charity groups supporting poor, homeless, and environmental groups.The Memorial Service will be at St. Vincent Ferrer Catholic Church in Vallejo on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at 10 a.m. Interment will be at All Souls Cemetery in Vallejo. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations are made to your local homeless support group.
Published by Times Herald Online on Oct. 2, 2021.