|Birth: ||Sep. 24, 1940|
|Death: ||Oct. 20, 2012|
Gary R. Chapman was born September 24, 1940 in Arnold, Kansas, the son of the late Fred Chapman and Ruth Sweitzer Chapman. Gary work for a number of years as an auto body painter at Erv's Body Shop in Dodge City, KS. During that time, he had the privilege of painting the semi tractor used in the film "Smoky and The Bandit". Over the last several years, Gary has enjoyed farming, raising horses and cows.
Along with Betty, Gary is survived by two daughters, Julie Jamie and Debbie Garcia; four step-children, Donnie Patton, Connie (Jimmy) Workman, Shelly (Gene) Hushbeck and Chris Wiens; 15 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren; three sisters, Sharon (Don) Guess, Charlotte (Roy) Martin, Revel (Wally) Sanders, and one brother, Royce Chapman. In addition to his parents, Gary was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Joann Workman.
Gary passed away on Saturday morning at his home surrounded by his devoted and loving family.
Blowing Spring Cemetery
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Record added: Oct 25, 2012
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