Ronnie Eugene Chapman

Published 10:59 am Friday, December 8, 2023

Mr. Ronnie Eugene Chapman, 79, of Pine Valley Road, Mocksville, died Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2023 at Harris Hospice Center in Charlotte.

He was born on Sept. 6, 1944 in Cabarrus County to the late Clarence Franklin Chapman Sr. and Ivetus Eugenia Thompson Chapman.

Mr. Chapman was a long time member of Cooleemee United Methodist Church and more recently attended First Baptist Church in Cooleemee; he served in many roles at both churches. He also served on the board of the Cooleemee Food Pantry and enjoyed his volunteer service there. He enjoyed fishing and playing golf and was a very loving husband, father, and grandfather, who loved his grandchildren very much.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by: a brother, Clarence Franklin Chapman Jr.; and a sister, Brenda Kay Chapman.

Survivors include: his wife of 53 years, Barbara Ann Dunn Chapman; 2 sons, Allan Chapman (Amy) of Crouse and Brad Chapman (Sarah) of Advance; 5 grandchildren, Charlie Chapman (Chelsea), Parker Chapman, Morgan Chapman, Zeb Chapman, and Carsten Chapman; a sister-in-law, Brenda Eisenhower Chapman of Locust; 1 niece; and 3 nephews.

A funeral service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8 at First Baptist Church in Cooleemee with Rev. Allen Mullins and Rev. Wade Childers officiating. Interment will follow in Legion Memorial Park. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be considered for: Cooleemee Food Pantry, PO Box 682, Cooleemee, NC 27014.

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