Charlie was born in Kensington, MD to the late Charles Raymond Chapman and the late Mattie Barbee Chapman. He is also predeceased by his brother, John Chapman. Charlie is survived by his brother, Herbert Chapman; wife, JoAnn Chapman; son, Charles R. Chapman, III “Chappie” and his wife, Julie; and grandchildren, Joseph Luke and Mackenzie Chapman.
Charlie was employed as a Machinist with the U.S. Government. He was proud to have worked on the first artificial heart. He was also a member of the Cobb Island Baptist Church, American Legion; Bel Alton VFW; and 4th & 5th District Democratic Club.
The family will receive friends on Friday, March 4, 2016 from 10AM to 12PM at the Arehart-Echols Funeral Home, 211 St. Mary’s Ave., LaPlata, MD; Funeral Service will begin at 12PM; Interment to follow at MD Veteran’s Cemetery, 11301 Crain Hwy., Cheltenham, MD.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Cobb Island VFD.
Online condolences to the family can be made at arehartechols.com.