Alvin (Butch) Chapman, lifelong resident of Anderson,Indiana, entered into eternal rest in his Savior's arms in Heaven on Aug. 2, 2017, with his family beside him.
Butch was born in Anderson on Dec. 6, 1947, to Marjorie (Wilson) and Alvin Chapman Jr. of Anderson. He worked at the Indiana State Highway Department. His hobbies were collecting cars, trains and Elvis music.
He leaves behind a son, Robert (Nicole) Chapman of Dunkirk, Indiana, and their children, Cody, Isaac, Cameron, Abigale, Evan, Nate Jason and Kyle; daughter, Jody Chapman Hernandez of Anderson, and her children, Shayla (Jason) Farmer, Blas and Carlos Hernandez, all of Anderson; great-granddaughter, Aria Farmer; siblings, Nancy (BJ) Johnson, Joceline (Dave) Evans, Carla (Jack) Morris, Delores (Shea) Smith and Tim (Beth) Chapman; and numerous nieces and nephews,
He is preceded in death by his parents; stepmother, Hazel (Hensley) Chapman; maternal grandparents, William and Elsie Wilson; paternal grandparents, Alvin and Ruth Chapman; great-grandmother, Ida Barton; and siblings, Mary (Chapman) Stephenson, Diana (Chapman) Wright, Larry Neff and Greg Chapman.
The celebration of his life will be at Legacy Cremation & Funeral Services, 504 West Ninth St., Anderson, at 2 p.m., Monday with Pastor John Ray officiating.
Visitation will be one hour prior. Cremation will take place.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family to help with funeral and final expenses.
Published on August 3, 2017