With a heavy heart and great sadness, we inform everyone of the passing of Chandrakant Patel, a long-time resident of Lubbock, on Tuesday morning, December 2, 2020. A kind, caring, and gentle soul who will be missed by us all. We will celebrate his life of 75 years at 10:00 am on Sunday, December 6, 2020, at Lake Ridge Chapel. Seating is limited to 65 seats, face coverings are mandatory, and the staff will enforce social distancing in compliance with state regulations. These precautions are to ensure that the family and our community are safe. The service will be live-streamed on this page, where you are encouraged to sign the virtual guestbook and share memories and expressions of sympathy.On October 16, 1945, Chandrakant was born to Ramanlal and Lilawati Patel in Ruva, India. He married Ramela Patel Patel on May 22, 1972, in Suva, Fiji.Survivors include his wife, Ramela Patel; their children, Taruna (Nilesh) Patel; daughter-in-law, Anita Patel wife of Nilesh Patel, who died February 23, 2020; and grandchildren, Raj Raman, and Vivek Raman.