LaFavor obit

Mr. Chad Matthew LaFavor, 42, of Powder Springs, Georgia passed away Monday, March 5, 2018. He was born January 30, 1976 in Atlanta, Georgia, the son of Mr. Horace Frederick LaFavor and Mrs. Ramona Jean Gifford LaFavor. He was a standout basketball player at Lithia Springs High School. He married Meredith Lawhon on June 22, 1996 in Lithia Springs. He was a hard worker with a strong work ethic. He was employed as a Forklift Operator for Argos USA Cement. He enjoyed weightlifting, coaching basketball and spending time with his family. He enjoyed watching and supporting his daughter in travel softball. He was an avid fan of the Duke Blue Devils. He was a devoted Christian man and loved his family dearly. He was a member of the Villa Rica First Baptist Church. He was a man who made a difference in the lives of others.

He is survived by his wife of 21 years, Meredith Lawhon LaFavor of Powder Springs; daughter, Macie LaFavor; son, Jake LaFavor; his parents, Horace and Ramona LaFavor of Eatonton; sister and brother-in-law, Lauren and Chris Brown of Milledgeville; his maternal grandmother, Dorothy Gifford of Austell; one granddaughter, Sadie Brooke LaFavor; four nephews, Gage Brown, Carter Brown, Caleb Schmidt, and Noah Schmidt; niece, Hannah Schmidt; several aunts, uncles and cousins.

The family will receive friends at the Villa Rica First Baptist Church, 1483 W. Highway 78, Villa Rica, GA 30180, Saturday, March 10, 2018 from 12-2 p.m. Memorial Services will be conducted immediately following the visitation at 2 p.m. at the Villa Rica First Baptist Church with Dr. Kevin Williams officiating.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to Jones-Wynn Funeral Home & Crematory, 2189 Midway Road, Douglasville, GA 30135, for the continuing education of the children.

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Jones-Wynn Funeral Home & Crematory of Douglasville.