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Rafael Chapa III, age 54, passed away on March 31, 2015 in Corpus Christi, Texas.

Rafael was born on September 9, 1960 in Robstown, Texas. He was always willing to lend a helping hand. Rafael was very kind hearted, giving person and loved animals. He is preceded in death by his father Rafael V. Chapa Jr., sister Maricela Chapa, his maternal and paternal grandparents, his aunts Nellie and Domitila and a nephew Robert Edward Grimaldo.

He is survived by his mother, Mary Chapa, his life partner Mary Villarreal; his children Rafael Ambrosio Chapa, Rafael Chapa IV, step children, Anna, Maria, Mundo, Marcos and Jerry; his brothers, Roberto (Imelda), Rolando, Demetrio; sisters Melinda (Roy), Martha; 9 grandchildren; numerous nieces, Lorissa who was his favorite and was always there with him, she'd make him laugh so much that he'd cry, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 4, 2015 at Corpus Christi Funeral Home with a Rosary to be recited at 6:30 p.m. with a Funeral Service to be held at 7:00 p.m. that same evening

To view Tribute, please visit www.corpuschristifh.com

Funeral Home
Corpus Christi Funeral Home
2409 Baldwin Blvd. Corpus Christi, TX 78405
Tel. (361) 885-0076

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