Richard Joseph Chauvaux
Richard Joseph Chauvaux
  • December 30, 1934 - April 16, 2017
  • Cary, North Carolina

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Richard "Dick" Joseph Chauvaux, 82, of Cary, North Carolina, passed away at his home surrounded by his family Sunday April 16, 2017.

Dick is survived by his beloved wife Hazel JoAnne of 63 years and his two children: daughter Karen Sue Chauvaux and son and daughter-in-law Kevin Richard Chauvaux and Karen A. Chauvaux. He is also survived by three brothers: Raymond Bernard Chauvaux of Columbus Georgia, Edward Lincoln Chauvaux of Knightdale North Carolina, David Livingston Chauvaux of Tiffin Ohio. He also leaves behind three grandsons Brandon and wife Starr, Cameron, Jackson and one great granddaughter Leilani Chauvaux.

Mr. Chauvaux was born December 30, 1934 in Ford City, PA to Arthur J. Chauvaux and Sarah B. Hughes Chauvaux. After graduating high school he joined the United States Marine Corps, served with distinction in Vietnam and retired a Master Gunnery Sergeant after proudly serving his country for 20 years. Following his retirement, he used his electronics background working for General Electric medical equipment installation and service.

Friends and Family are invited to a visitation from 5:00 until 7:00 PM on Wednesday April 19th at Brown-Wynne Funeral Home, 200 SE Maynard Road, Cary, NC 27511. Services will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday April 20th at the funeral home. A private service of burial for the family will follow the service.

In lieu of flowers the family asks that any donations be made in his honor to the Disabled Veterans National Foundation at

The Chauvaux family is under the care of Brown-Wynne Funeral Home, Cary. Online condolences may be made to