Eugene Chapman

4 entries
  • "Love you my brother, will miss you , give my love to mom..."
    - Reda Stine
  • "Dear Lois, I am so sorry for your loss. I remember Gene..."
    - Andrea O'Connell
  • "He is at home in heaven with Jesus. We will meet again. God..."
    - Kari, Lars,Lennart, Lars Christian Olsen
  • "I had the pleasure of knowing Gene from our over 26 years..."
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July 12, 1931 ~ April 3, 2018

Eugene Chapman, a 58-year Ridgefield, WA resident, passed away on April 3, 2018, at the age of 86. He was born on July 12, 1931 in Christopher, KY to his parents, Stella and Edgar Chapman.
Eugene was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and the Korean conflict. He worked as a wood treating engineer.
Eugene had a passion for music (especially bluegrass), and enjoyed gardening, tinkering and building birdhouses, yard sales, golfing and traveling with his wife and family.
Eugene is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Lois at home; his children: Rebecca (Martin) Casey of Vancouver, Theresa (Bob) Melton of Yakima, Kenneth (Caroline) Chapman of Brush Prairie and Vickie Chapman of Honolulu; grandchildren: Christina, Geno, Robert IV, Addie, Eric, Danielle and Katherine; 6 great-grandchildren; sister, Reda (Terry) Stine; brother, Gerald (Betty) Chapman; nieces, Debbie, Diana, Donna, Connie, Crystal, Darlene and Vickie; nephew, Jim; and many loving friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Stan; brothers, Marvin, Jim and Ken; sister-in-law, Faye; and his niece, Dee.
The family would like to thank the staff of Woodland Care Center for their love and support.
A memorial service will be held on Tues., April 10th, at Noon, at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland, OR.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Brown's Funeral Home in Camas, WA.
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Published in The Columbian on Apr. 8, 2018
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