Chip Chavis


Chip Chavis

Chip Chavis, 64, of Cleveland,  passed away Monday, Oct. 2, 2017.

He was born 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 is 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., and Keith Maynard (Regina) of Cleveland; brother, Tim Chavis (Julie) of Newport, Wash.; sister, Lucy Chavis Rateau of Atlanta; grandchildren: Jacob Maynard, Matthew Maynard, Lucas Maynard, Tripp Bennett, Tanner Bennett, Tori Bennett, and Emma Chavis; special friends, Craig Parrott, Ken Graf; and the coaching staff at Bradley Central High School and Lake Forest Middle School.

The Family will receive friends Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, from 12 noon to 2 p.m. at The Church at Grace Point, 2575 Old Freewill Road,  with a memorial service being held at 2 p.m. Jacob Maynard, Matthew Maynard, Lucas Maynard, Tripp Bennett, Tanner Bennett will be serving as honorary pallbearers.

Share 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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