Peaceful 10


Robert J. Chapman

March 4, 1930 ~ April 18, 2018 (age 88)

Husband and father, “Bob,” 88, of Hendersonville, NC, passed peacefully into the hands of our Lord on Wednesday, April 18, 2018.


Bob was born March 4, 1930, in Detroit, MI, the son of the late Glenn and Lillian L. Tolleson Chapman. 


He graduated from General Motors Institute and worked for General Motors 35 years before retiring to Mills River, NC.  He loved to travel and to learn something new every day.   


Bob is survived by his loving wife Annajean 55 years, son Michael and daughter-in-law Carol Chapman of Flat Rock, NC.


In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his stepfather, George Griess.


A special thanks to Hospice, Compassionate Home Care and Korena, CNA for their love and compassion.


The funeral service will be Friday, April 27, 2018, at 3:00 p.m. at the First Christian Church Disciples of Christ, 803 N. Market Street, Mt. Carmel, Illinois, with Pastors Jim and Jackie Summers officiating.  Visitation begins at 2:00 until the time of service.  Burial will follow at Highland Memorial Cemetery.


In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the First Christian Church Disciples of Christ.  Envelopes will be available at the church or at Short Funeral Home.


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Short-Cunningham Funeral Home is honored to serve Bob’s family.

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