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James "Jim" Chapman

Obituary for James "Jim" Chapman

May 22, 1936 - April 20, 2017
Owensboro, Kentucky | Age 80


James D. Chapman, 80, of Owensboro, passed away April 20, 2017 at Wellington Parc. Jim was born May 22, 1936 in Fordsville, to the late Owen and Imogene Chapman and was a 1954 graduate of Daviess County High School. He worked in maintenance for W.R. Grace and Hampshire Chemicals and retired in 1999. Jim enjoyed fishing, boating, UK basketball and NASCAR. He had a great sense of humor and loved spending time with his children and grandchildren. Jim was preceded in death by his brother, Charles Owen Chapman.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Janice Sue Temple Chapman; son, Steve Chapman (Becky) of Philpot; daughters, Kathy Chapman Bush (Gary) of Martinsville, IN, Jane Chapman Lindow (Tony) of Owensboro; six grandchildren, Jill Chapman Payne (Martin), Brandon Dukes, Ryan Chapman, Justin Dukes (Carissa), Derrick Lindow (Allie), Rachel Lindow; eight great-grandchildren; brothers, Jerry Chapman, Dale Chapman and Larry Chapman.

Services will be 12:00 p.m. Monday April 24, 2017 at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory. Burial will follow at Owensboro Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Sunday and after 10:00 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Hospice of Western Kentucky or Alzheimer's Association.

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Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Road
Owensboro, KY 42303
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