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Chester Chapman

May 30, 1934 — July 26, 2023

Chester "Chet" Chapman, age 89 of Lancaster, and formerly of Kermit, WV, passed away Wednesday, July 26, 2023, at his residence. He was born May 30, 1934, in Selwyn (Marrow Bone Creek), WV, the son of Clyde and Jessie (Hall) Chapman. He was a Marine Corps veteran, having served in the Korean War. He was a jack of all trades and a master of none, having a passion for woodworking and fishing. He owned several restaurants with his wife in West Virginia.

He is survived by his daughter, Rhonda (Jeremy) Gray, of Lancaster; sons, C. Bruce "Patch" Chapman, of Ft. Gay, WV and Kevin D. Chapman, of NC; grandchildren, Benjamin Baisden, Joshua (Tambra) Baisden, Christina (Jason) Wellman, Jaclyn (Jason) Hudnall, Cody Bruce Chapman, Matthew (Christina) Chapman, Mitchell (Ashley) Chapman; great grandchildren Heaven, Judaea, Christopher, Adam, Zayden, Logan, Sadie, Jackie, Jason, Jacob W., Josiah, Mason, Jacob C., Emma, Landon, Lucas, Callie, Cassie, and Jayden; great great grandchildren, Aviah and Selah. He is preceded in death by his wife of 66 years, Betty Chapman; parents; grandson, Christopher Chapman; great grandson, Levi Chapman; daughter-in-law, Delcie Chapman; siblings, Edith Osendott, Luther Chapman, Robert Chapman.

Funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM Thursday, August 3, 2023, at Taylor-Theller Funeral Home with Pastor Chris Hildenbrand officiating. Interment will follow at Floral Hills Memory Gardens, Lancaster. Family will receive friends from 2-4 and 6-8 PM Wednesday at the funeral home.

Condolences may be made at www.taylortheller.com.

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