Edward Howard Chapman Jr.
1939 - 2021
BORN
1939
DIED
2021
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Ott Funeral Home
7305 Freedom Road
Branchville, SC

Edward Howard Chapman Jr.

ORANGEBURG – Edward Howard Chapman Jr., 82, died Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021, at his home in Orangeburg.

Mr. Chapman was born on April 4, 1939, in Buffalo, N.Y., to Edward H. Chapman Sr. and Mildred Chapman. He held a degree in electrical engineering, and earned a master's degree in business from the University of Buffalo. He was employed by Westinghouse and served in the National Guard.

Mr. Chapman moved to South Carolina in the 1970s, where he worked at Applied Engineering. He was also a salesman, an entrepreneur and helped manage Kid's House daycare with his late wife Marilyn.

Affectionately known to many as "Mr. Ed," he was an active member of St. Andrews Methodist Church in Orangeburg and a Freemason. His interests included spending time with his family, trains, John Wayne, Walt Disney and decorating his home for Christmas. He was preceded in death by his wife, Marilyn Garris Chapman, in 2007.

Mr. Chapman is survived by his children, Michele Brown of Georgia, Sherri Chapman of Branchville, Ralph (Danielle) Chapman of Texas and family, Christopher (Kimberly) Chapman of Texas, Andrew (Jennifer) Haworth of Columbia, Megan Chapman Jackson of Branchville, Melinda (Micah) Chapman Brown of Bowman; and grandchildren, Benjamin (Anne Caroline) Fogle of Neeses, Elizabeth Fogle of Neeses, Cadence Jackson of Branchville, and Caroline and Charlie Brown of Bowman.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 26, at Ott Funeral Home in Branchville, with visitation an hour prior to service. Burial will be in Ott Cemetery in Branchville. Memorials may be made in the charity of one's choice. Online condolences can be sent to www.ottfh.com.


Published by The Times and Democrat on Nov. 24, 2021.
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26
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Sorry for your loss. I remember them blue berry pancakes I use to serve him at ihop. Prayers for your family.
Betty Stack
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