November 10, 2006
Mr. Wilbur Lee Chapman, 93, a resident of the Belfast-Farmington Road, died Friday,
November 10, 2006 at the home of his son on Holly Grove Road in the Belfast Community.
Funeral services for Mr. Chapman were conducted Monday, November 13, 2006 at 11:00 AM at the Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home with Tom Sumners officiating. Burial was in the Round Hill Cemetery with military honors provided by the Tennessee National Guard. The family visited with friends Sunday from 4:00 until 8:00 PM at the funeral home.
The Marshall County native was the son of the late Hardy and Lometa Adams Chapman and the widower of Annie Lee Ball Chapman. He was a graduate of Belfast High School and of the Presbyterian faith. He was retired from Heil-Quaker Corporation and was a farmer for many years. Mr. Chapman proudly served our country in the United States Army Air Corps in the South Pacific during World War II.
He is survived by a son, Roger Lee (Betty) Chapman of the Belfast Community; a grandson, Douglas Chapman of Columbia, TN; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a son, Keith Chapman; 2 brothers, Jim T. Chapman and William Thurman Chapman; a sister, Earleane Ledford.
Pallbearers were Glenn Haynes, Earl Haynes, Wayne Haynes, Elgin Ball, Jr., Max McElhaney, Ken McElhaney, and Phil McElhaney. Honorary pallbearers were Billy Jones, Jimmy Chapman, Bill Gold, Parks Gold, and Joe L. Gentry.
Memorials may be made to the Marshall County Memorial Library, 310 Old Farmington Road, Lewisburg, Tennessee 37091 or your charity-of-choice.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.BillsMcGaugh.com.