Robert S. Chappell, 69, of Hernando, Fla., passed away Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, at Citrus Memorial hospital in Inverness, Fla. He was born July 7, 1944, in Arlington, Va.; was a U.S. Army
veteran; and arrived in this area in 1946, coming from Virginia. Robert was owner of Bob's Office Supply in Crystal River, and attended the Church of God in Inverness. He enjoyed hunting, gardening, the outdoors and fishing, and was also owner of Gulf Coast Charters on Crystal River for 20 years.
Survivors include his longtime companion, Caroline Lupo of Hernando; his mother, Chrystine Chappell of Hernando; brothers Carlton (Ginger) Chappell Jr. of Tallahassee, Fla., and Brad (Vim) Chappell of Hernando, Fla.; and one sister, Joy Wilson of Hernando.
The family will receive friends in visitation from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, with a funeral service at 3 p.m. at the Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home with Crematory, Inverness.