James D. Chapman


(August 17, 1934 – April 29, 2020)

James D. (J.D.) Chapman, 85, of Stephenville, passed away, Wednesday, April 29, 2020, in Stephenville.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm Saturday, May 2, 2020 at the Stephenville Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at the West End Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm at the funeral home

J.D. was born on August 17, 1934 in Morgan Mill to the late Carl and Elsie Chapman. He married Lou Morris on April 10, 1957 in Pioneer, Texas. She preceded him in death on November 16, 2017. J.D. worked for the city of Stephenville Water Dept. for 31 years before his retirement. He was a member of the Church of the Nazarene.

J.D. is survived by his daughter, Louvinda and husband Robert Dunbar of Stephenville; grandchildren, James and wife Dani Dunbar, and Shawn Ross Black all of Stephenville; great grandchildren, Jordan, and Allie’Cin; brother, Harvey Chapman of Stephenville; sisters, Patsy Hicks of Granbury, and Shirley York of Stephenville.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Carl and Elsie Chapman; wife, Lou Chapman; daughter, Cindy Jordan; sisters, Jess Rogers, Dorothy Chapman, Willow Dean Watson and Bernice Mosley; and brothers, Walter Chapman and Carl Frank Chapman.

Memorial may be made to Camp Arrowhead Building Fund, in Memory of J.D. Chapman at; 5236 N. FM 199, Cleburne TX, 76033

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