Elijah Chavez

September 12, 2003 ~ December 14, 2019 (age 16)


On December 14, 2019, heaven received a new angel. Elijah Jessiah Chavez age 16 of Farmington NM was born September 12, 2003 in Socorro NM.

Elijah was a member of JROTC his plans were to join The Army. He enjoyed spending time with his family, joking and making others laugh. Elijah had several hobbies in which he excelled including, playing the piano, basketball, photography, riding his dirt bike, cruising in his car, working out, video games and singing. Above all else he enjoyed helping anyone in need whether it be a stranger or long time friend. Elijah's presence could light up any room and his smile could brighten anyone's day. 

Preceded in death by maternal Great Grandmother Lila Lopez, Grandfather Dennis Lopez Paternal Great Grandfathers George Murillo Sr. Luciano Chavez Great Grandmothers Angela Lucero Prescilla Chavez Great Uncles Abe Chavez, Richard Chavez, Andy Garcia, Steve Rico

Elijah Jessiah Chavez is survived by his father Sam Chavez (Valerie Martinez) mother Yvonne DeLa'O (Richard Trujillo) brother Terrence J Chavez his maternal great grandfather Olivio Lopez Aunties Jennifer DeLa'O, Helen Lopez, Valerie Tenorio, Nena Lopez Uncles Leroy Lopez, Dennis DeLa'O Jr, Lorenzo DeLa'O, Gilbert Lopez, Sammy Lopez, Ronnie Lopez, Daniel Tenorio. Paternal grandparents John & Margaret Chavez Uncles Travis Chavez, Arturo Benavidez, Richard Murillo, George Murillo, Patrick Murillo, Gilbert Murillo Melcolm Peralta, Lucian Chavez, Frank Chavez, Ray Tobin, Rick Heck, Sonny Kashin  Aunties Sonya Chavez,  Fran Garcia, Prescilla Martinez, Esther Peralta, Celia Vallejos, Delores Heck, Susan Apodaca, Gloria Rico, Julie Kashin, Loretta Tobin, Yvonne Murillo,Debbie Murillo, Linda Murillo, Stacy Chavez, Alice Chavez and loved dearly by many more Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, and friends.

 Elijah's care has been entrusted to:

Daniels Family Funeral Services ~ Socorro Chapel

309 Garfield Socorro, New Mexico, 87801


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Funeral Service
December 23, 2019

11:00 AM
First Baptist Church of Socorro
203 Spring Street
Socorro, NM 87801

Reception to follow Interment
December 23, 2019

200 5th Street
Socorro, NM 87801

Interment following funeral service

Socorro Cemetery
Blue Canyon Rd.
Socorro, NM 87801

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