William J Chapman, 86, of New Martinsville, WV died Saturday, May 16, 2020 while at Wheeling Medical Park.
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Bill was born October 11, 1933 in Rupert, WV; son of the late Bert N. and Goldie (Riggs) Chapman.
He was a retired laborer for the former Ormet Corp., a U.S. Army veteran serving during the Korean War, enjoyed watching his grandchildren play sports and was a member and former minister for the Faith Temple Church for thirty years.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Jacque (Norwood) Chapman and several siblings.
Surviving are his four sons, Stephen (Linda) Chapman of St. Clairsville, OH, Tim Chapman of Chicago, IL, David “Doc” (Pam) Chapman of New Martinsville, WV and Bill (Cathy) Chapman of Geneva, IL; six grandchildren, Trevor (Brittany) Chapman, Alicia (Brandon) Wood, Alexis (Joe) Reeder, Mallory Chapman, Kelsi Lee Chapman and Wyatt Chapman; two and a half great grandchildren, Adelaide, Sterling and due in June – Violet; sister Brenda Mutter of Florida and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial in Northview Cemetery in New Martinsville, WV.
Memorial contributions may be made, in Bill’s name, to Journey Hospice, 314 S Wells St., Sistersville, WV 26175.