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Juan Benavidez Chavez III

Juan Benavidez Chavez III
  • September 26, 1979 - December 14, 2016
  • Corpus Christi, Texas

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Juan B. Chavez (John John), 37, of Corpus Christi, Tx., passed away on December 14, 2016.

Juan was born in Corpus Christi, Tx. on September 26, 1979. He graduated from Del Mar College with degrees in Computer Science and Computer Programming. There he excelled at continuing his education. He often compared his brain to a computer, he would say I need more time to fill it with so much more data.

Juan is preceded in death by his grandparents, Juan C. Chavez Sr. "Tio", Hilario Benavides, and Antonia Deluna Benavides "Mom", great grandmother Julia C. Chavez "Ama", and stepmother Grace M. Chavez.

Juan worked as a Title V STEM Programming Tutor with Del Mar College. He Enjoyed anything involving technology, robotics, computer programming, fishing, and watching movies. He was also actively involved in the education of his nieces, nephew,  sisters, and cousins.

Juan is survived by his father, Juan S.Chavez Jr., mother, Sylvia B.(Valentine) Molina Sr., grandmother Elvira S. Chavez, brothers, Jesus B. Chavez and Valentine(Samanda) Molina Jr., sisters, Sylvia Ann (Julian Santos) Chavez, Jalyssa Molina, and Nevaeh Molina, nieces Julie Ann Chavez and Irma Marie Cuellar, nephew Ryan Z. Molina, step siblings, Azalia Renee (Servando) Reyes, Mark Martinez, Roxanne Jasso,  and Aaron Jasso, and many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.
Our beloved "John John" will be dearly missed.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, December 20, 2016 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Corpus Christi Funeral Home with a Rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. that same evening.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church.
Interment to follow at Rose Hill Memorial Park.