News and Tribune

March 19, 2014

Raymond P. Chapman Sr., 95; Jeffersonville

— Funeral services for Raymond P. Chapman Sr., 95, Jeffersonville, will be at 11 a.m. Friday, March 21, at E.M. Coots’ Sons Funeral Home, Jeffersonville, with burial in Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Jeffersonville. He died Monday, March 17, 2014, at Clark Memorial Hospital.

 He was a native of Jeffersonville, a U.S. Air Force Veteran of World War II, and a retired pipe fitter from Colgate Palmolive Company. He was a member of Northside Christian Church and American Legion Post 35.  

He is survived by his son, Raymond P. Chapman Jr., Jeffersonville; daughter, Susan M. Patterson, Jeffersonville; brothers, Darrell Chapman, Jeffersonville, Melvin Champan and wife, Evelyn; sister, Peggy Pallazo, Clarksville; grandchildren, Phil Chapman, Clarksville, Greg Chapman, Charlestown, Krista Pontrich, Louisville, and Tanner Patterson, Jeffersonville; and great-grandson, Ryker Peacock.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Emma Chapman, father, Andrew Chapman, and mother, Ivy Chapman.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home.

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