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James Chapman

James Chapman

Thursday, October 22nd, 1936 Sunday, September 8th, 2019

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Obituary for James Raleigh "Jim" Chapman

James “Jim” Raleigh Chapman, 82, of Inwood, passed away on Sunday, September 8, 2019 at Autumn Acres Berkeley Springs Nursing Home.

Born October 22, 1936 in Martinsburg, he was the son of the late Earl M. Chapman and Edna (Noll) Chapman.

He was a member of the Fellowship Church of the Brethren.

He was a veteran of the WV Air National Guard and was employed by Corning Glass Works as a press operator. After leaving Corning Glass he went to work for Berkeley County Schools.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Olivia Anne (Orndoff) Chapman; son M. (Michael) Scott Chapman and wife, Beth, of Kearneysville; daughter, Cheryl Anne Chapman of Inwood; six grandchildren, Nathan, Vanessa, Christopher, Nick, Andrew and Amber; six great grandchildren; and two brothers, Bill Chapman and wife, Paige, of Leesburg, Virginia and Wayne Chapman and wife, Vel, of Martinsburg.

Family will receive friends on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at South Berkeley Chapel in Inwood.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, September 12, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at the chapel.

Interment will be in Bunker Hill Cemetery at a later date.

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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, September 11th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    South Berkeley Chapel of Brown Funeral Homes
    287 Arden Nollville Road
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    Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
    6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Service

    Thursday, September 12th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    South Berkeley Chapel of Brown Funeral Homes
    287 Arden Nollville Road
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    Thursday, September 12th, 2019
    Pastor Mike Staubs
    Rev. Raymond Martin
  • Interment

    Bunker Hill Cemetery
    260 Runnymeade Rd. (CR 26)
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    Interment will be held at a later date.

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Michelle Domenico

Worked with Jim for many years in the hot end at Corning! Enjoyed working with him! Sorry for this loss and prayers to the family.

Mike Domenico
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Dave DeHaven

Dear Olivia, I'm not sure if I did something wrong when I tried to send you condolences on Monday but I couldn't find it on here. I just wanted to tell you how sorry I was to read of Jim's passing. My thoughts and prays are with you, Cheryl and Scot. May God Bless you all and give you strength during this time.
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Paula Burkett

Jim was a very special co-worker he would call me "sweet pea", I worked in the mold shop while he was an operater in the hot end at corning, we had so many laughs in the break room, I will see you on the other side!
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We'll all miss that grin and twinkling eye.
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Diane DeHaven Brown

Dear Olivia and Family,
I remember you, Jim and your family with such fondness when we all lived in Pikeside. I was so sorry to learn of Jim's passing. I send my deepest sympathy and prayers to you and your family.
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