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LAKELAND - Robert Sanford Chappell, Jr., 91, of Lakeland, Florida, and formerly of Elizabeth City, N.C., died Monday, July 14, 2014 at Lakeland Regional Medical Center.
Born in Pasquotank County, he was the son of the late Robert Sanford Chappell, Jr. and Ebbie Byrum Chappell and was the husband of the late Marie Goodwin Chappell. Mr. Chappell was a member of the Nazarene Church. He was a veteran of the United States Army, having served in World War II and was also one of the founders and a member of the Board of Directors at Albemarle Academy.
Mr. Chappell is survived by a daughter, Katherine Lee Chappell of Lakeland, Florida; a son, Robert Sanford "Sandy" Chappell, III, and wife, Deborah, of Youngsville, N.C.; three grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Wilma Chappell Hardy and Mildred Chappell Winslow; and a brother, Calvin Marshall Chappell.
A graveside funeral service took place on July 18, 2014, at 3P.M. at West Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery with Rev. Dale Forbes officiating. The family received friends at Twiford Memorial Chapel on July 18, 2014, from 1P.M. until 2:30 P.M. In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to Allbemarle School, 1210 U.S. 17 South, Elizabeth City, N.C. 27909.
Twiford Funeral Home, Memorial Chapel, 405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City, N.C., 27909, assisted the Chappell family.
Condolences may be sent to the family at or at the home residence at 428 Aberdeen Ct. North, Lakeland, Florida 33813.


Funeral Home
Twiford's Funeral Home - Elizabeth City
Elizabeth City, NC 27909-
(252) 335-4395
Published in Ledger from July 23 to July 25, 2014
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