Don Chapman

Don Hugh Chapman

MARTINSVILLE, Va. - Don Hugh Chapman, 79, of Martinsville, died Sunday, May 12, 2013, at Blue Ridge Rehab in Martinsville.

He was born in Salisbury, N.C., on Sept. 30, 1933, the son of the late Charlie Chapman and the late Maudie Chapman. In addition he was preceded in death by brothers Irvin, Elbert Chapman; and sisters Hazel Curlee, Lucille Berranger, Ruth Hand and Louise Shuping.

Don was a member of Valley Drive Baptist Church and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He was known to the community as running the Valley Drive Save Station.

Surviving are his loving wife of 60 years, Marie Chapman of the home; daughter Debbie Richardson and husband Ricky of Fieldale, Va.; son Ronald Chapman and wife Laura of Collinsville, Va. In addition he is survived by grandchildren Scott Richardson and wife Amy, Geoffrey Richardson, Adam Chapman and Parker Chapman; and four great-grandchildren, Colby, Landon, Noah and Christian Richardson. Also surviving is one sister, Margie Miller of Ft. Walton Beach, Fla.

Visitation and Service: Visitation is Wednesday, May 15 from 3-4 p.m. at Bassett Funeral Service Chapel with funeral services to follow at 4 p.m. with Rev. Bobby Rakes officiating. Burial will follow in Roselawn Burial Park with full military honors conducted by the Veterans Honor Guard of Martinsville and Henry County.

Online condolences can be made by visiting . Bassett Funeral Service in Bassett is serving the family of Don Hugh Chapman.

Funeral Home

Bassett Funeral Service - Bassett
3665 Fairystone Park Highway P.O. Box 207  Bassett, VA 24055
(276) 629-1770

Published in Salisbury Post on May 14, 2013