James Chavez was called home to be with our Lord on June 6, 2020 at age 30. Born July 10, 1989 and raised in Albuquerque, NM he is survived by his father Jessie Chavez, mother Dolores Johnson and husband Curt, his sister Jennifer Heinlein and husband Matthew, sister Jessica Chavez along with many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. James is preceded in death by his paternal grandparents Fernando and Angie Chavez and maternal grandparents Ramon and Frances Saiz. Growing up he was always happy and had a big heart. James was loved by all and his signature smile would light up any room. He had a passion for music, games and enjoyed spending time with family. A reception will be held immediately following services at 5740 Don Pasquele SW, Albuquerque, NM 87121.