Servando Chapa, Jr.

Servando Chapa, Jr. Age 72 of Pettus, TX passed away December 14, 2023 in San Antonio surrounded by his loving family.  Servando was born on October 31, 1951 in Beeville to the late Servando, Sr. and Lucia Cruz Chapa.  He married Teresa Montez on November 26, 1976 in Beeville, TX, served his country proudly in the U.S. AIRFORCE, was a retired coordinator for BCAA in Beeville, a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and of the Catholic Faith. 

He is preceded in death by his parents, Servando, Sr. and Lucia Cruz Chapa and his two sisters, Gloria Chapa and Mary Jane Torres.

He is survived by his loving wife of 47 amazing years, Teresa Montez Chapa of Pettus, children, Valerie Chapa Trevino and JR Taylor of Pettus, Jason Chapa of Pettus; sisters, Lorraine Chapa of Austin; Tammy Chapa of Victoria; brothers, Ricardo Chapa and wife Brenda of Corpus Christi, Ray Chapa and wife Aida of Dilley, Jose Chapa and wife Jo Ann of Odem; brother-in-laws, Lorenzo Torres and Eustacio Chapa; grandchildren, Brittany Treviño and Darrenger Lile, Leigha Treviño, Robert Michael Treviño, Jaydin Chapa, Jayzlin Chapa, Jenna Chapa and great-granddaughter Jai Nicole Chapa and a host of family members and dear friends.

When Servando wasn’t supporting and cheering on his grandkids in their extracurricular activities, he enjoyed watching western movies, the Dallas Cowboys, Houston Astros, or sitting outside listening to his favorite music.

A Holy Rosary will be recited Monday, December 18, 2023 at 7PM in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel in Kenedy, Texas.  Funeral Mass will be celebrated Tuesday, December 19, 2023 at 10AM at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Kenedy, Texas with the Rev. Robert Ploch Officiating.  Interment with Military Honors will follow in the Pettus Cemetery in Pettus, TX.

Serving as Pallbearers: Jason Chapa, Jaydin Chapa, Robert Michael Trevino, JR Taylor, Darrenger Lile and David Norman. Honorary Pallbearers: Chris Peralta and Isaac Peralta.