Paul “Pablo” Chavez, 48 of Santa Rosa, NM passed away at Guadalupe County Hospital on Monday, August 17, 2020. Paul was born on March 20, 1972 in Santa Rosa, NM to the home of Cecilio Chavez and Lucia (Marquez) Chavez. Paul was raised in Santa Rosa where he also attended school, graduating from Santa Rosa High School in 1990. Paul worked in corrections at GCCF as well as other occupations. A life-long resident of Santa Rosa, Paul was a parishioner at Saint Rosa of Lima Catholic Church. Paul enjoyed playing video games and horseshoes, and he enjoyed grilling at cookouts and watching wrestling. However, his greatest joy came from the time he spent with his family and friends. Paul is preceded in death by his parents and a brother; Richard Chavez. Paul is survived by his significant other; Dennica Chavez, his children; Sabrina Chavez, Cassandra Chavez, Andrew Chavez, Pablo Chavez, Felisha Chavez, Christian Chavez, Javante Chavez, Tiffani Apodaca, Luis Gallegos, Alonso Gallegos and Jenekah Chavez, his grandchildren; A.J. Amaziah and Eileen, Z’aleah and Z’alanah and Elizhah and his brothers; Cecilio Chavez and wife Charlene, John Abe Chavez and Adam Chavez and wife Jana. Serving as Pallbearers are; Andria Chavez, Jesse Chavez, Adrian Chavez, Richard Chavez, Ricky Chavez, James Chavez, Shanarika Chavez, Fabian Chavez, Kristyana Chavez and Lukas Chavez. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic Social Distancing guidelines, services will be private and limited to the immediate family. We ask that you keep Paul “Pablo” and his family in your prayers. You may leave a tribute, a favorite memory, or sign the online guestbook. All services are under the direction of Chavez Funeral Home, 923 S. Third St., Santa Rosa, NM 88435. 575-472-3369. To place an online tribute please visit www.chavezfuneralhome.com.