Lester Chapman

Friday, January 23, 2009
Lester Chapman

Lester Chapman

GRASSY, Mo. -- Lester Connell Chapman Sr., 60, of Grassy died Jan. 21, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.

He was born May 9, 1948, in Wenatche, Wash., son of Harley James and Flossie E'Lois Walker Chapman. He and Charmaine Gloria James were married July 1, 1967, in St. Charles, Mo.

Chapman was a retired laborer with Laborers Local 532 in Cape Girardeau. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Millersville, and attended Hickory Grove Church in Clubb, Mo.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, Harley Chapman of Marble Hill, Mo., Lester C. Chapman Jr. of Grassy; two brothers, Jim Chapman of St. Charles, Lonnie Chapman of Grassy; a sister, Connie Fornkohl of Cape Girardeau; and eight grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Hutchings Funeral Chapel in Marble Hill. A Masonic service will be held at 7 p.m.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. The Revs. Gene Robbins and David Light will officiate. Burial will be in Linville-Barrett Cemetery at Coldwater, Mo.