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Date published: 7/15/2014

Fred B. Chapman

Fred Bondurant Chapman, 88, of Fredericksburg passed away Thursday, July 10, 2014.

He was born in Virginia on Oct. 9, 1925, to the late William A. and Nellie Atkinson Chapman. He served his country in the U.S. Army as a paratrooper on the front lines during World War II with the Screaming Eagles 101st Airborne Division, 501 Regiment. Once home, he worked as a manager at Holsom Bread Co. and the Dolphin Motel in Nags Head, N.C.

He was a loveable man who was kind to everyone and loved fishing.

He is survived by his two sons, Kerry Allen Chapman and Edward Leslie Chapman (Deborah); two daughters, Rebecca Louise Triplett and Mary Katherine Chapman; his grandchildren, Bailey Irene Triplett (Andres), Taylor Kate Aubrey (Andrew), Emily Chapman Seal (Edward), Chad Edward Chapman (Halldis), Katie Lynn Chapman, Angel Chapman, Justin Chapman, Kal Chapman and River Chapman; and great grandchildren Cameron and Mackenzie.

A graveside service was held Friday, July 11, in Westview Cemetery in Farmville. The family plans a memorial service at Ferry Farm Baptist Church in Fredericksburg at a later date.

Shorter Funeral Home is serving the family.