Edwin DeJesus Correa “Chapo”
August 1, 1987- August 24, 2020
Edwin DeJesus “Chapo” Correa, 33, of Owings passed away suddenly on August 24, 2020. He was born August 1, 1987 in Washington, D.C., to Jose Luis and Maria D. (Rodriquez) Correa. Chapo grew up in Calvert County and attended Northern High School, class of 2006, where he played linebacker and running back on the football team. He was a self-employed “mobile” barber and worked at various barbershops in the area. Chapo was also employed as a boxing trainer at Sugar Ray Leonard Training Center in Palmer Park, MD and previously worked at King Sports in Los Angeles, CA. Chapo loved the sport of boxing and was an accomplished athlete and trainer. He also enjoyed dancing, music, cleaning and organizing, the water, going to the beach, traveling, and motorcycles. Chapo was also very stylish and enjoyed shopping for shoes. Chapo was a great father whose greatest joy was spending time with his family and kids.
Chapo is survived by his fiancé Bethany Stergiou, children Saylor Grace and Sebastian DeJesus Correa, stepchildren Sophia Brooks and Solomon Williams, parents Jose and Maria Correa, and siblings Jose S. Correa, Osvaldo “Cuqui” Diaz, Linda Diaz, Jose Sevilla, Margarita Correa-Weis and her husband Michael Weis, Angelica Correa-Smith and her husband Troy Smith, Marisol Correa and Benjamin Johnson, Luzdelia “Lucy” Correa-Schantz and her husband Joseph J. Schantz II, and Migdalia “Mimi” Correa-Dennis and her husband Andrew B. Dennis. He is also survived by his nephew Adalberto “Chulo” Leonardo and niece Loryel Diaz-Lentz, as well as many other nieces, nephews, and cousins. Chapo was preceded in death by his sister Detra Martin and niece Lauryn Santiago.