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Charles Chapman

Charles Chapman

November 1, 1948 - April 16, 2021
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Charles Leonard Chapman was born in Mabank, Texas on November 1,1948 to Nellie Inez Chapman and Leonard Hiram Chapman. He departed from this world on April 16, 2021. Charles was known by all those around him as a loving and devoted husband and father.

Charles and Betty were high school sweethearts. He served as a medic in the United States Army for 3 years during the Vietnam War and earned the rank of E5 in the 25th Infantry Division. He received a Purple Heart, Soldiers Medal of Valor, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Device Service Medal, Vietnamize Cross of Gallantry, National Defense Service Medal,Combat medical badge, Vietnam Service medal, Bronze Service Stars Army Commendation Medal... While in the service he also served as a Medic for the Cavalry Unit at Fort Carson, Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Charles never met a stranger whether it be a person or animal. He brought home numerous animals such as racoons and armadillos to enjoy with his family. He loved fishing in his spare time, even after retirement and would spend all weekend on the water fishing for bass. We are blessed to know that Charles is now at peace in the loving arms of our Lord and Savior.

Charles is survived by his wife of 53 years, Betty, and their children: Charles, Hirthel and his wife Dawn, Seneca and his wife Sally, Gary and his fiancée Kelly Dennis, Jerry Rubly. Grandchildren: Charles and his wife Whitney, Christina, Matthew, Gary, Natalie, Caitlyn, Samantha, Carlie. Great Grandchildren: Damon Robinson, Jaydan Goodwin, Windell Goodwin, Piper and Hiram Chapman, sister: Virginia Beck, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by his parents Nellie and Leonard Chapman, sisters Patsy Chapman, Martha Caldwell, Glora Jean Rubly, and daughter-in-law Angie Chapman
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  • Visitation

    Saturday April 24th, 2021 | 9:00am - 10:00am
    When
    Saturday April 24th, 2021 9:00am - 10:00am
    Location
    Midlothian Funeral Home
    Address
    200 East Avenue E.
    Midlothian, TX 76065
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  • Service

    Saturday April 24th, 2021 | 10:00am
    When
    Saturday April 24th, 2021 10:00am
    Location
    Midlothian Funeral Home
    Address
    200 East Avenue E.
    Midlothian, TX 76065
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  • Interment

    Location
    Mt Peak Cemetery
    Address
    Mt Peak Road
    Midlothian, TX 76065
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Paul D. Perry

Posted at 09:08am
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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Roger & Cathy McGill

Posted at 08:00pm
Rest in Peace Brother - to ALL of your family we are so very sorry for their loss.
God Bless All of you.
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Posted at 03:50pm
We will miss you terribly! Our hero! Seneca, Sally, Samantha and Matthew
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Jeanne and Jerry Robbins

Posted at 03:37pm
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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Bill Solebello

Posted at 12:34pm
I didn't know Charles, but he was a Brother. I too served in the 25th ID and those combat medics are true American heros. Rest in eternal peace in heaven, because you served your time in
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