Charles Chapman, Jr. (Doodle Bug), 77, of Cascade Drive in Pembroke departed this life Monday evening, September 18, 2017, in the emergency department at Carilion Giles Community Hospital in Pearisburg. Born in Giles County on May 7, 1940 he was a son of the late Elizabeth Chapman. He was retired from The National Gypsum Company at Goldbond after a long time of employment. He was preceded in death by his parents, his beloved wife Mary Lois Hoston Chapman, his daughter Pequita Hoston and his son Charles Chapman.
He leaves to cherish his memory his sons Tim Chapman and Tony King both of Pembroke; his grandchildren Chad and Brandon Chapman, Isaiah Chapman, Christine King and Breanna King; his sister Mary Alice Chapman, and his brothers Jimmy Chapman and Ronnie Chapman both of Pearisburg.
Funeral services will be conducted Friday, September 22, 2017 at 2:00 pm in the First Baptist Church, Pembroke with The Rev Dee Anderson and The Rev Fred Carper officiating. Burial will follow in the Horseshoe Cemetery in Pembroke. The family will receive friends at the church Thursday evening from 6 until 8 pm. The Kendall Funeral Home, 605 Snidow St., Pembroke is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.