May 19, 2009
Saturday, May 23, 2009 11:00 am Skillman, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home
Saturday, May 23, 2009 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Robert Garland Chapman, 83 of Mechanicsburg, passed away Tuesday, May 19, 2009 in Mercy Memorial Hospital Urbana.
He was born April 30, 1926 in Georges Creek, Kentucky, the son of John S. and Myrtle (Preston) Chapman.
Robert served his country in the United States Army. He worked at Ohio Steel in Springfield for about 34 years. He liked working in the garden, mowing his yard and watching T.V.
Robert had been a happy resident of McAuley Center in Urbana for several years.
He is survived by his sister, Christine VanHoose & her son, Rodney both of Texas, his nephews, John (Nancy) Chapman of Mechanicsburg, C.H. Chapman of Louisiana, Leon Hamilton of Ohio, Dean Jordan of Columbus, James Jordan of Kentucky, Bill Jordan of West Virginia, his nieces, Sue Barker of South Vienna, Janet McAllister of Columbus, Judy Hughes of S. Carolina, Peggy Overfield of Texas, Jane Carol Jordan of Kentucky and numerous great nieces and nephews of several generations.
He is preceded in death by his parents, his brothers, Homer Chapman, Kenneth Chapman, his sisters, Gertrude & Dimple.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 23, 2009 in the SKILLMAN, MCDONALD & VERNON Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg, with Deacon Keith Pack officiating; the family will receive friends one hour prior to the services.
Burial will follow in the Fairview Cemetery, Mutual.