Larry E. Chapman
A Loving Father, Grandfather, Brother, Uncle,
Nephew, Friend and Trusted Mechanic
Larry E. Chapman was born January 27, 1946 in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He was the fourth oldest child born to Elvin Napoleon Chapman and Mary Nell Chapman. At the age of 73, he passed away on Monday, December 23, 2019 at Parkview Randallia.
Larry was a 1965 graduate of Central High School where he excelled in football. He was the owner and operator of Chapman Auto for many years. In the early 2000's, he retired from DANA Corporation.
He enjoyed hiking, camping, fishing, traveling, playing bass guitar and talking on his CB Radio - handle "Underdog".
Surviving are a devoted companion, Carolyn Rice; his seven children, Yolanda (Todd) Andrews, Yvette L. Chapman, Nicole Chapman, Dominic (Braion) Chapman, Natasha (August) Mathisrod, Yannick Chapman and Antron (Mineesha) Holmes; 12 siblings, Lee (Zandra) Chapman, Maxine Young, Elvin Napoleon (Deborah) Chapman Jr., Chandra (Ray) Weemes, Gene (Muriel) Chapman, Diane Harrelson, Zondra (Moncia) Chapman, Brad (Iris) Chapman, Greg Chapman, Keith Chapman, Mona Chapman and Cornelius “Peter” (Lori) Chapman; uncle, James (Eulean) Chapman; aunts, Lucreticia Brown, Delia Chapman and Ollie Smith; 15 grandchildren, four great grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.
Larry was preceded in death by his parents, a set of infant twins, Rodney and Rodrick and son, Shawn L. Chapman
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