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Charles Chapman

Charles G. Chapman
Evansville, Ind.
Charles Gerald Chapman, 83, of Evansville, passed away on Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at River Pointe Health Campus. He was born May 19, 1930 to the late Charles Galloway and Mary Pearl (Woodward) Chapman.
He was a 1948 graduate of Central High School. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in 1956 from Evansville College and a Master of Business Administration in 1957 from the Indiana University School of Business. He was a member of the local Pi Epsilon Phi fraternity which became Indiana Epsilon Chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon in 1957. He was a charter member.
His career included ownership of two local bars and a pizza parlor, teaching, coaching basketball at Evansville Day School, pharmaceutical sales representative with Bristol Myers, an insurance claims adjustor, and eventually retired from Solar Sources Coal Company after approximately 20 years, where he leased and drilled properties for surface coal mining.
Charles is survived by his wife of 14 years, Linda (Eberhard) Chapman; brothers and sisters-in-law, Larry and Karen Eberhard, of Evansville, Ind.; Gary and Pattie Eberhard, of Duluth, Ga.; and Donna and Jerry Fulton, of New Smyrna Beach, Fla.; eight nieces and nephews; 13 great-nieces and nephews; cousin, Joan Seibert, of Evansville and her children, grandchildren and great- grandchildren; two very special life-long friends, Walter "Sig" Vanover and Gilbert "Fuzz" Rohner.
We would like to extend a very special thank you to the staff at River Pointe, VNA Plus Hospice, and AsceraCare Hospice for their care and devotion during the past 11 months.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, April 4, 2014 at Sunset Funeral Home, 1800 St. George Road in Evansville. Father Kenneth Herr will officiate and burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Park. Friends may visit with the family from 4 to 8 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home. Contributions may be made, in memory of Charles G. Chapman, to the . Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.


Published in Courier Press on Apr. 3, 2014
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