Robert Eugene Chacon, age 72, born in Holman, New Mexico and resident of Albuquerque, passed away Tuesday, February 20, 2018. Mr. Chacon is survived by his children, Ruby Olivas and husband, Timothy, Henry Moreno, Diana Sanchez, Emily Sanchez and husband, Leonard; nine grandchildren; nineteen great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Judy Chacon; two nieces and one nephew. Mr. Chacon was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 43 years, Rafaela; parents, Eugenio and Virginia Chacon and brother Leroy Chacon.
Robert was a proud graduate of Menaul High School and an educator with a Master’s degree from Pepperdine University. He was a Vietnam veteran, born and raised in Mora, NM and was an avid Raiders fan.
A pre-internment service well be held on Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. in the Everett B. King Chapel at First Presbyterian Church of Albuquerque, 215 Locust NE. A committal service will be held at 1:30 p.m. at Santa Fe National Cemetery.
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