Richard Chapman, age 86, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, June 14, 2022.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charlie and Katherine (Katy) Chapman, one brother, Bill Chapman, three sisters, Louise Bentley, Marie Earp, and Alma (Teeny) Kostka.
Leaving behind his wife of 63 years, Armin Chapman, three children, David Chapman (Pam), Mike Chapman (Stephanie), Peggy Frye (Byron), five grandchildren, Faith Herman (Jeff), Katelyn Millsaps (Daniel), Lucas Frye (Kayla), Justin Chapman, and Jacob Chapman, four special great-grandchildren, Annistyn and Eisele Herman, Lyle Frye, and Rhett Millsaps.
Richard retired as T Sgt. From the Air Force, worked at Adams Funeral Home, Alexander Funeral Service, Taylorsville Police and Sheriff Departments.
Richard loved his family, church, and playing golf.
Visitation will be held at Alexander Funeral Service, Friday, June 17, 2022, from 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm. A graveside service will be held at the Taylorsville Cemetery, Friday, June 17, 2022 at 4:30 pm.
Rev. Carson Moseley will officiate.
Grandsons and Michael Mecimore will serve as pallbearers.
Memorials may be made to Carolina Caring, 3975 Robinson Road, Newton, NC 28658 or Gideons International, 321 W Main Ave, Taylorsville, NC 28681.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Alexander Funeral and Cremation Service.
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