HOWARD WHITFIELD "CHAPPY" CHAPMAN
"Chappy", 81 years old, died very peacefully holding his daughter's hand on May 21, 2019
from complications of COPD. He was born April 22, 1938, 15 minutes ahead of his twin
Chappy worked for TXDOT as a heavy equipment operator in District 14 for 34 years until
his retirement on September 1, 1996.
He was preceded in death by: his parents, Barney and Emma Chapman; brother-in-law, Joe
Leger; beloved mother-in-law, Virginia Payne; and his devoted dog, Rizzo.
He is survived by: his wife of 55 years 11 months, Judith; his daughter Amanda; son, Mark and
wife Miranda; twin brother Harold and wife Carolyn, older brother Bobby and wife Virginia; a
sister, Wanda Leger; four grandchildren, Sydny, Ira, Emmalei and Maryjane; and his dogs Tina,
Berlin and MJ.
A Gathering of Family and Friends will be from 3:00pm to 5:00pm Saturday, June 1, 2019 at
Marrs-Jones-Newby Funeral Home, 505 Old Austin Hwy., Bastrop, Texas.