Willard Thomas CHAPMAN

CHAPMAN, Willard Thomas
Born in Ontario, Canada, on June 20, 1933, was 'Promoted To Glory,' on December 10, 2012, at the age of 79, after a long and courageous battle with Parkinson's Disease.
He leaves behind his wife of 57 years, Doreen, daughter, Susan (Vince), and son, Ross (Debbie); 7 grandchildren, Shannon (Mike), Bridget (Ryan), T.J., Danny Jacob (Deanna), Joel and Ryan (Maria), and 12 great-grandchildren. Willard was ordained to the ministry in May of 1959. He and Doreen pastored St. John's Chapel in Modesto for over 20 years.
A visitation will be held at St. John's Chapel, 430 Downey Ave., Modesto, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. on December 17, 2012. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that remembrances be made to: Bethel/St. John's Chapel, Mission Fund.
Salas Brothers Chapel, Modesto, is caring for the arrangements.
Published in The Sacramento Bee on Dec. 16, 2012