Chavis, Chip (Cleveland)

Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Chip Chavis
Chip Chavis

Chip Chavis, 64, of Cleveland, Tennessee, passed away on October 2, 2017.

He was born on May 7, 1953, to the late Charles L. and Jane Vaughan Chavis. Chip enjoyed golf, camping, fishing, spending time with his family and watching his grandkids play sports. He was also the announcer and scorekeeper for the Lake Forest Bruins basketball and Bradley Bear baseball teams. He attended The Church at Gracepoint.

In addition to his mother and father he was preceded in death by his son, Thomas Clay Chavis.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory his wife of 24 years, Jane; children, Lisa Maynard Bennett (Roger Dale) of Scottburg, VA, Keith Maynard (Regina) of Cleveland, TN; brother, Tim Chavis (Julie) of Newport, WA; sister, Lucy Chavis Rateau of Atlanta, GA; grandchildren, Jacob Maynard, Matthew Maynard, Lucas Maynard, Tripp Bennett, Tanner Bennett, Tori Bennett, and Emma Chavis; special friends, Craig Parrott, Ken Graf, as well as the coaching staff at Bradley High School and Lake Forest Middle School.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, Oct. 7, from 12-2 p.m. at The Church at Grace Point located at 2575 Old Freewill Road, Cleveland, Tn. 37312 with a memorial service being held at 2pm.
Jacob Maynard, Matthew Maynard, Lucas Maynard, Tripp Bennett, Tanner Bennett will be serving as honorary pallbearers.

You are encouraged to share a memory of Chip and/or your personal condolences with his family by visiting his memorial web page and guestbook at

Companion Funeral Home and the Cody family are honored to assist the family with his arrangements

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