Joseph "Chip" Gaffney IV           28 July 2014

Joseph "Chip" Bernard Gaffney IV, passed away on July 28,
2014 at the age of 55. He was born on September 11, 1958
in Jackson,  Tennessee  to  Joseph B. G affney  III  and
Carolyn Gaffney.  Joseph attended University of Texas PB
in 1988, where he majored in computer  science.  He also
attended Lambuth College in Jackson, Tennessee, where he
majored  in  mathematics,  was  on  the  National  Honor
Society, and earned a Bachelor of Science  degree.  Chip
met his wife Lisa in 1999, and together they shared many
years of happiness.  He also loved music, and was a huge
fan of UT football.

Chip is survived by his wife,  Lisa;  his parents  Joseph and Carolyn;
sister, Carol Emrich; nieces, Erin Chambers and Erica Teague, and many
other loving family members and friends.  A celebration of Chip's life
will  be  held  at  3 p.m. on Thursday, July 31, 2014 in the chapel of
Forest Park Westheimer Funeral Home.


"I have had the fondest memories working with Chip. His cheerful
personality and positive demeanor will be missed. Heartfelt condolences
to the family."  Priyanka Raghavan (India

"My thoughts are with the family, Chip had an amazing and kind spirit.

"If the trace of one's life were only the smiles brought to others, then
all the testimonies here show how great Chip's life was. I'm grateful for
knowing..."  Aimé Fournier (Houston, TX)

"Celebrating the life of a good man and mourning his passing with you.
My thoughts are with the family, Chip had an amazing and kind spirit.
Mina Patel..."