Bryan Steven Chaffin, 18, of Newark, died Tuesday, April 11, 2017, in Newark.
Memorial service is 11 a.m. Saturday, April 15, at First Baptist Church in Newark with the Rev. Alan Six officiating.
Bryan was born Dec. 24, 1998, in Reyosa, N.M., to Willard and Celia (Zurita) Chaffin. Bryan was a senior at Northwest High School. He played football in middle school and high school. Bryan loved music and played the trombone in the marching band. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Newark. Bryan was an avid video game player and wanted to design and develop games after graduation. He was always making those around him laugh.
Bryan was preceded in death by his grandparents, Willard and wife Alice Charline Chaffin.
He is survived by his parents; sisters Debra Cruz and husband, Santos, of New Braunfels and Regina Reeves and fianc , Rick Tennyson, of Stephenville; brother Jeffery Chaffin and wife, Tiffany, of Cypress; grandparents Jacinto and wife, Catalina Zurita, of Mexico; and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and friends.