Richard Dean “R.C.” Chacon
Richard Dean “R.C.” Chacon, 72, died peacefully in his home in Las Vegas, Nevada on September 25, 2016.
Richard was born on September 25, 1944 in Los Angeles, California to Socorro “Cora” (Murrietta) Vasquez.
He moved to Tolleson, Arizona in the 1950’s and as a young adult traveled the United States successfully a part of the profession of Billiards (Pool) ultimately bringing him to Las Vegas, Nevada in the 1960’s.
Las Vegas became his permanent home where he worked and eventually retired from the Gaming Industry.
He grew a passion for golf which was known by all who knew him. He had many trophies and plaques in his home displaying the numerous golf tournaments he participated in with many celebrities and golf professionals.
He is survived by his long time companion of 25 years Christine Sims of Las Vegas, Nevada; sister Gloria Romero and family of Visalia, California; children Romero Richard Chacon (the artist of this portrait) of Concord, Massachusetts and Jacqueline Rochelle Rowden and family of Kansas City, Kansas; three grandchildren Dominick Stephen Gomes, Abigail Love Chacon and Ava Elizabeth Chacon; and many more loving cousins, family and friends.
He is preceded in death by his mother Socorro “Cora” (Murrietta) Vasquez and son Dean Edward Chacon.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to:
St. Barnabas The Apostle Catholic Church 4921 W Craig Rd Las Vegas, Nevada 89130.