James R. Chapman

Born: Thu., Aug. 15, 1946
Died: Tue., Dec. 15, 2020


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Chapman, James R., 74, MSGT USAF Retired, Stoystown, died December 15, 2020.  Born August 15, 1946, the son of Carl and Violet (Waller) Chapman.  Preceded in death by father and brother, Alvin.  Survived by wife, Sandra; sons, Charles and James (Courtney); 4 grandchildren; brothers, Carl, Tom and Robert; sister, Janice; and a number of nieces and nephews.  James was retired from the U.S. Air Force after serving 20 years.  A former law enforcement officer in VA.  A 28 year member of the American Legion Post 56 in VA and Post 911 in PA.   Served as VA State Commander of the American Legion.   He earned his BA at VA Wesleyan College at age 50.  Private arrangements by the Mulcahy Funeral Home.  www.mulcahyfuneralhome.com.

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Joyce Topa
   Posted Fri December 18, 2020

Rubber Plant was sent by Joyce Topa.

Sandy, Chuck, Jim, For right now and all the days ahead wishing you strength and peace. Our sincere sympathy, Joyce, Samantha, Alex, Scott


Bob Munhall
   Posted Sun December 20, 2020
My/our thoughts and prayers go out to the Chapman Family. Jim will be missed as a friend, buddy, Legionnaire and family man. Hunting, golfing, politics and community brought him back here and we, at Shanksville Legion Post 911 are better off today because of his commitment to making things better, while having fun.
His interest and involvement in the Patriot Park Memorial has helped get Phase 1 off the ground. Believing in today's Veterans and focusing on the Global War on Terror (GWOT) will live on because of the initial efforts he put in.
Thanks Jim. We will keep in going and remember your energy.

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