March 4th, 2008
|uawildcatgrl||11:28 am - James Allen Chapman, III (1937 - 2008)|
Jim Chapman, born June 26, 1937, aged 70, has left our world to begin a new journey on February 26, 2008. A long time resident of Corsicana, Jim is most known for his service at Navarro College, having taught for over forty years as a Professor Emeritus of State, Local & National Government.
Jim was a standing member of the Saint John's Episcopal Church with his wife Carolyn. Jim spent his semi-retirement running his beloved model train set, gardening, studying theology, and being "Dada" to his grandchildren.
While he has gone from his family all to soon, he left behind a beautiful legacy of laughter, love, and family. The Chapman family and their dear friends will miss this gentle, loving soul as he begins this next adventure.
Mr. Chapman was preceded in death by his 1st Wife, Ann J. Chapman, Parents; James Allen Chapman & Marjorie Berry Chapman, and a Brother, Guy M. Chapman.
He is survived by his Wife; Carolyn Ward Chapman of Corsicana, TX., Daughter & Son-in-Law; Judith & David Parker of Plano, TX., Son & Fiancee; Guy Chapman & Jennifer Taylor of Las Vegas, NV., Step Daughter; Holly Andrews of Corsicana, TX., Step Son & Wife; Nick & Christina Andrews of Schertz, TX., Grandsons; Chris, Scott and Zachary Parker of Plano, TX., Granddaughters; Lauren Parker of Plano, TX., Gabriella & Cameron Hall of Corsicana, TX., and Isabella Andrews of Schertz, TX., Sisters & Brother-in-Law; Catherine Johnson & Nelle & Ernie Cueni of Nacogdoches, TX., Brother-in-Law & Wife; Dr. Richard & Peggy Campbell of Rockport, TX., Numerous Nieces, Nephews, Cousins, and a big host of friends.
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Thursday, February 28, 2008 at Corley Funeral Home.
Graveside services held at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, February 29, 2008
at the Resthaven Memorial Park
with the Rev. George Proctor-Smith officiating.
Memorial Contributions may be made to:
The Arts Fighting Cancer-Dallas Foundation
900 Jackson Street; Ste. 705
Dallas, Texas 75202