Fred Bondurant Chapman, 88
Published 4:43 pm Tuesday, July 15, 2014
FREDERICKSBURG, July 15 — Fred Bondurant Chapman, 88, of Fredericksburg, passed away on Thursday, July 10, 2014. He was born in Virginia on October 9, 1925 to the late William A. and Nellie Atkinson Chapman.
He served his country in the US Army as a paratrooper on the front lines during WWII as a Screaming Eagles 101 Airborne Division, 501 Regiment. Once home he worked as a manager at the Holsom Bread Company and Dolphin Motel in Nags Head N.C. He was a loveable man who was kind to everyone and loved fishing.
Mr. Chapman is survived by two sons, Kerry Allen Chapman and Edward Leslie Chapman (Deborah); two daughters, Rebecca Louise Triplett and Mary Katherine Chapman; grandchildren, Bailey Irene Triplett (Andres), Taylor Kate Aubrey (Andrew), Emily Chapman Seal (Edward), Chad Edward Chapman (Halldis), Katie Lynn Chapman, Angel Chapman, Justin Chapman, Kal Chapman, and River Chapman and great-grandchildren, Cameron and Mackenzie.
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A graveside funeral service was held on Friday, July 11 in Westview Cemetery in Farmville. The family plans a memorial service at Ferryfarm Baptist Church in Fredericksburg at a later date.
The family plans a memorial service at Ferryfarm Baptist Church in Fredricksburg on Wednesday, July 16 at 2 p.m.
Shorter Funeral Home, Farmville, served the family. www.shorterfuneralhome.com