Obituaries — 6/15/15

Published 10:42 am Monday, June 15, 2015

Charles Chapman

Charles Elsworth Chapman, 71, of Ironton, passed away Saturday, June 13, 2015, at his residence in Ironton. Charles was born April 4, 1944, in Russell, Kentucky, a son of the late Russell Vonzo and Sarah (Ward) Chapman.

Charles was a 1962 graduate of Russell High School and was a retired styron operator for Dow Chemical.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Richard Chapman and Vonzo Chapman; and two sisters, Phyllis McIntyre and Evelyn Ison.

Charles is survived by his wife, Sharon Chapman; two daughters, Amber (Paul) Tucker of Barboursville, West Virginia, and Amy (David) Gwinn of Crown City; two grandchildren, Blake (Brittany McKenzie) Chapman of Ironton, and Loryn (Adam) Crank of Ironton; one great-grandchild, Rylee Shay Howard of Ironton; two sisters, Sue (Roger) Clark of Flatwoods, Kentucky, and Grace Keesee of Summitt, Kentucky; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Tracy Brammer-Monroe Funeral Home with brother Chad Pemberton officiating. Burial will follow at Bellefonte Memorial Gardens in Russell, Kentucky. There will be a visitation from 11 a.m. until the time of the service on Tuesday at the funeral home.

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