Carlos  Tejada


Mr. Carlos Tejada, 48, of Chatsworth, passed away peacefully Thursday, April 11, 2019, in Hamilton Medical Center in Dalton.
He was born Sept. 16, 1970, in Veracruz, Mexico, to Celestino Tejada and Maria del Carmen "Hernandez" Tejada. He was married to Sarah Cross Tejada on Feb. 15, 2002. They have three beautiful children who were the light of his world, Carlos (Alex) Tejada, Samantha Tejada and Cristian Tejada, all from Chatsworth.
He worked at Engineered Floors as a department supervisor for more than nine years. He was loved and respected by his coworkers who will miss him dearly. He came from Mexico more than 20 years ago and worked hard to become a U.S. citizen. On Oct. 5, 2018, his goal was achieved and he realized that dream.
Carlos truly lived life to the fullest. He enjoyed spending time with family having cook outs and being the "grill master." He was an avid soccer fan and enjoyed going to watch his son, Alex, play for his H.S. team. He was a wonderful and loving husband and an amazing father. He always put his wife and childrens' needs ahead of his own. He worked two jobs for much of their marriage simply to ensure his family always had what they needed and wanted. He was an amazing son, brother, brother-in-law , uncle and friend. He attended Miracle Deliverance Tabernacle of Riceville, Tennessee. Carlos was well-known, loved and respected by so many in the community and far beyond.
He is survived by his wife, Sarah Cross Tejada, three children; Carlos (Alex), Samantha and Cristian; father, Celestino Tijada; mother, Maria del Carmen Hernandez; brother, Eloy Tejada; and sister, Elizabeth T. Arostegui, all of Dalton, sister, Lourdes Tejada of Veracruz, Mexico; and numerous nieces and nephews whom he loved so very much.
The funeral service for Mr. Tejada will be held on Sunday at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Shawn Chapman Funeral Home.
Interment will be in Center Valley Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 5 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Arrangements made with integrity by Shawn Chapman Funeral Home and Crematory; (
Published on April 12, 2019
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