Robert Eugene Chapman(1928 - 2014)

ROODHOUSE - Robert Eugene Chapman, 86, of Roodhouse passed away Friday, March 21, 2014, at Boyd Memorial Hospital in Carrollton. He was born March 10, 1928, in Vandalia, Mo., the son of Robert W. and Hazel Gish Chapman. He married Marylou Todd on Nov. 4, 1961, in Roodhouse.

Surviving are his wife, Marylou; children, Robert M. "Po" (wife, Cindi) Chapman and Beth Miller, all of Roodhouse; six grandchildren, Derek (wife, Rene), Jordan and Todd Chapman, Kelli (husband, Josh) Forsting, and Taylor and Ethan Miller; three great-grandchildren, Maddox Chapman and Madison and Koltin Forsting; and a cousin, Alwyn Hicks of Salinas, Calif.

Robert was employed by the Roodhouse Envelope Factory for 23 years. He was an Army veteran, serving during the Korean War.

Marylou and her children invite family and friends to meet at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 6, 2014, at Pine Tree Cemetery near Patterson for a Celebration of Life Committal Service. Daws Family Funeral Home in Roodhouse is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be left online at

Funeral Home

Daws Family Funeral Home, Roodhouse
202 West Franklin Roodhouse, IL 62082
(217) 243-0444

Published in Jacksonville Journal-Courier on Mar. 24, 2014