Alan D. Chapman, 92, of Staunton, Illinois, passed away at 4:05 PM on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at Liberty Manor Court of Maryville, Illinois. He was born on July 21, 1926 in Staunton, Illinois, the son of the late Norman & Marie Chapman. He was married to Magene D. Baldridge on October 19, 1957 & she passed away on June 1, 2013. Alan was the Co-Owner of Staunton Bottling, & worked for Pepsi-Cola (he was best known for being the Pepsi driver). He was also a Veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army. He was a member of Staunton VFW Post #1241, Staunton American Legion Post #362, & the Concordia Singing Society of Staunton. Alan also served as an Alderman for the city of Staunton for 16 years. He loved to fish, hunt, woodwork, play cards, garden, & watch his great granddaughters play.
He is survived by 2 Sons - David (Venus) Chapman & Tom (Pat) Chapman, both of Staunton; Grandchildren - Holly (Jake) Harbaugh, Justin Chapman, & Zac (Emily) Walker; Great Grandchildren - Brooke & Luna Harbaugh, & Alexis & Natalie Walker; Brothers-in-law - Lou (Judy) Baldridge & Chuck Tollefson; & numerous nieces, nephews, & cousins. Besides his wife & parents, he was preceded in death by 1 Sister - June Pernichele.
Memorial Services will be held on Saturday, June 29, 2019 at 11 AM at Williamson Funeral Home in Staunton, with Pastor Derrick Taylor officiating. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery in Staunton. Friends may call from 9:30 to 11 AM on Saturday, June 29, 2019 at Williamson Funeral Home in Staunton. The Staunton Military Honor Guard will conduct graveside military rites. Memorials are suggested to either the City of Staunton/Duda Garden or to Adopt-A-Pet of Benld, PO Box 53, Benld, Illinois 62009.
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