He was born Oct. 22, 1936, in Delta, Mo., son of James "Pete" and Jessie Burlbaugh Chapman. He and Vickie L. Clark were married Feb. 23, 1980.
He was a retired truck driver, and lived in Benton, Mo., for 10 years.
Survivors include his wife and a sister, Helen Johnston of Piedmont, Mo. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother.
Friends may call after 4 p.m. Friday at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee, Mo.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Marshall Link officiating. Burial will be in Brown Baptist Church Cemetery in Puxico.