James Harold Chapman of Cuba, Missouri was born Wednesday, September 18, 1940 at Crawford County, Missouri to Harold and Mina (nee Miller) Chapman. He left from this life on Sunday, November 3, 2019 at the age of 79 years.
He was united in marriage to Florence Williams on October 20, 1958 at Holy Cross Catholic Church and they were the proud parents of James H., Theresa and Debbie.
Harold, as he was known by, worked as a welder for Echo Supply and then Wester Supply. He retired at the age of 58, after many years of dedicated service.
He was a lifetime member of Holy Cross Catholic Church and 3rd Order of St. Franciscan of Assisi. In his spare time and he enjoyed hunting, fishing and going to the lake. What he enjoyed most after retiring, was sitting on a dock and fishing for hours.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Harold and Nina Chapman; wife, Florence Chapman; sister, Marilyn L. Guy; sisters and brother-in-law, Rose Mary and husband Jerry Ross and other family and friends.
He is survived by his children, James H. and wife Dee Anna Chapman Jr. of Cuba, Missouri, Theresa and husband John Breese of Cuba, Missouri and Debbie and husband Tom Stogsdill of Jefferson City, Missouri; six grandchildren, Ashley and husband Tommy Schmelz, Alisha Chapman, Jessica and husband Jessie Spurgeon, Jason Whitworth, Dalton Stogsdill and Morgan Stogsdill; four great grandchildren, Chase Schmelz, Chasidy Schmelz, Ellie Spurgeon, Emily Spurgeon; brothers and sisters-in-law, Jim and wife June Williams of Fort Scott, Florida and Morris and wife Lois Williams of Holts Summit, Missouri; nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, cousins and a host of other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at the Mizell Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.
Celebration of funeral mass was held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, November 7, 2019 at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Cuba, Missouri with Father Dan Lueckenotte as celebrant.
Interment and prayers followed at Delhi Cemetery, Cuba, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Mizell Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.