Richard D. Chapman, 80, of Clinton, IL passed away at 3:42 PM, August 22, 2020 at his family residence surrounded by his wife and children, Clinton, IL.


Services will be 3 PM, Thursday, August 27, 2020 at Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, IL with Cody Monkman officiating.  Burial will follow at Sugar Grove Cemetery, Wapella, IL.  Visitation will be 1 – 3 PM, Thursday at the funeral home.


Memorials may be directed to the Diabetes Association.


Richard was born September 10, 1939 in Bloomington, IL the son of Christopher and Gurtha Mae (Walter) Chapman.  He married Helen Carolee Morris on July 10, 1960 in Lincoln, IL.


Survivors include his wife, Helen Carolee Chapman, Clinton, IL; children:  Loritta Underwood, Clinton, IL; Douglas W. (Dianna) Chapman, Clinton, IL; Tina (Jeff) Bell, Clinton, IL; Bonny (Shannon) Van Dalsen, Cape Coral, FL; Richard D. (Samantha) Chapman, Clinton, IL; and Valarie (Scott) Fauber, Plainfield, IL; 15 grandchildren:  Tori Alexander, Kaysi Whitlock, Janna Underwood, Deke Chapman, Derek Chapman, Kameron Bell, Kelsey Huffman, Tanner Van Dalsen, Saxton Van Dalsen, Kaehl Van Dalsen, Josee Chapman, Sierra Chapman, Logan Quaid, Maddie Quaid, and Chase Quaid and 15 great-grandchildren; and sister, Carolyn Sedrick, Lawrence, KS.


He was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Marlene Fatheree, and brother, Stanley Chapman.


Richard was a graduate of the Ozark Bible Institute.  He was the Store Manager at Eisner Food for many years and then worked out of Local 703 in Champaign Urbana as a Union Steward and Foreman.  Richard enjoyed fishing and hunting, but most of all, he loved spending time with his family.

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