Edward Chapman Sr. Dies at 79

Edward Chapman Sr.

Edward Chapman Sr. of Estate Mary’s Fancy died on July 4. He was 79 years old.

He is survived by his spouse, Agnes Almira Chapman; children: Linda Strickland, Edward Chapman Jr. and Inga Chapman; grandchildren: Anthony Benjamin III, Edward Chapman III and Ethan Chapman, and Joy and Josiah Strickland; son-in-law, Tommy Strickland;  daughter-in-law, Youri Chapman; siblings and their spouses: Wendell (Violet), Martin (Rose), Wilfred (Shirley), Julian (Ingrid) and Cecil (Vanita) Chapman, Helen Liburd (George), Ilena Walters (Vincent) and Ophelia Smith (Vassel).

He is also survived by nieces and nephews: Edmond Chapman, Naomi, Veronica and Clarissa Chapman, Verna Bannis, Akeeta Brazier-Ross and Jemma Chapman, Tanya Chapman-Mattis, Tabitha, Orson and Djallon Chapman, Julene Dorsett and Stephen Chapman; George, David, Timothy and Ruth Liburd, Eunice Jefferson, Merville, Vera and Dave Walters, Jennifer Miller, Matthew, Luke, Rebekah, Annette and Sophie Smith, Patricia Ramrozafy, Llewellyn, Claudette Chapman and Carole Chapman-Pemberton.

Other survivors include sisters-in-law: Claristine Chapman, Olivia Maynard, Viola Barnes, Rhoda Procope, Ruth Dascent and Esther Merrick; extended family: Ward, Boyce, Williams, Grant, Phillip, and Freeman families; special friends: Midland Wesleyan Holiness Church family, Alex Brown and family, Jose Acosta and family, V.I. Port Authority staff, Jan Richards and family, Orville James, Austin and Vivian George and family; special thanks and acknowledgments: Sylvia Archibald (caretaker), Maliem James (caretaker), Continuum Care, JFL Hospital staff; as well as other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.

A viewing will be held from 3-5 p.m., Monday, July 20, at James Memorial Funeral Chapel.

The funeral service and burial will be held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, July 21, at Kingshill Cemetery. The family requests that attendees wear a face mask and adhere to social distancing guidelines.