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Javonte Chaffin

February 14, 1996 — July 29, 2022

Javonte Marquis Chaffin, 26, of Rifle, Colorado, passed away on July 23, 2022 after a tragic motorcycle accident on I70

Javonte was born on February 14th, 1996 in Wichita Falls, Texas. After Javonte graduated from Bridgeport High in 2014, he went on to join the United States Marine Corps. Where he finished his duties as a Corporal of the USMC.

After completing his four years in the Marines, he started his new journey in Colorado, where he shared his life with his wife Fernanda.

Javonte and Fernanda went on to have one daughter, Jalezza Fae Chaffin.

He spent his time watching the Dallas Cowboys, riding his motorcycle, playing all the sports he could get into. But he particularly loved Basketball, swimming and bowling.

Javonte leaves a huge hole in the hearts of his family and friends who were always entertained by his stories and hilarious sense of humor. If there was one thing Javonte was, it was that he was determined... No matter what the challenge or request, he gave it his all to ensure he exceeded all expectations whether for himself or others. He always made it happen.

He was beloved by everyone who ever met him; A fantastic father, a great husband and a best friend to all walks of life. No matter the circumstance, you'd always leave with a story of something funny/crazy Javonte did while you were with him.  He truly brought the life to the party. A for sure conversation starter, Anything Cowboys, motorcycles or cool cars. His travels took him on a worldwide tour including many regions in Japan, Turks & Caicos , Bahamas, Puerto Rico, and many trips across the United States in between.

Javonte is now at peace, joining his favorite brother, Bill Stevens. That is going to be one fun party re-united!

Javonte is survived by his wife, Fernanda, his daughter Jalezza, of whom he loved deeply. He is also survived by nieces Joline & Joanna Delaware and Serenity & Paityn Beverly. His parents Frankie & Dan Abney and siblings Brandi, Pam, Madison and all those who loved him dearly.

Services will be held on August 16th, 2022 at 2 pm. Other services will be held in Bridgeport, Texas at Hudson and Torres Family Funeral home on August 26th at 1 pm.

“You never said I’m leaving, you never said goodbye. You were gone before we knew it, and only God knew why. A million times we needed you, a million times we cried. If love alone could have saved you, you never would have died. In life we loved you dearly, in death we love you still. In our hearts you hold a place that no one could ever fill. It broke our hearts to lose you, but you didn’t go alone. For part of us went with you, the day God took you home.” Author Unknown.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Celebration of Life

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Mountain time)

Brown's Cremation and Funeral Service Chapel

904 N 7th St, Grand Junction, CO 81501

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