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Joe Brooks Chapman
Joe Brooks Chapman, 53, of Deltona, Florida passed away on January 13, 2003 at 8:00 A.M. at his residence.
Joe was born on August 11, 1949 in Carbondale, IL to Harry Brooks and Odessa (Lawrence) Chapman. He married Mary Jo Harlan on May 28, 2002 in New Orleans, she survives him.
Joe was a decorated Army retired Sergeant First Class, Headquarters Fifth Core Intelligence. He proudly served his country, serving two tours in Vietnam. He was a member of the 101st Airborne Ranger Division and a member of the Special Forces Green Beret. Joe was also a member of the V.F.W.
Wife-Mary Jo Chapman-Deltona, FL
Daughter-Hollie Chapman-Los Angeles, CA
Daughter & Son-in-law-Kimberly & Ron Webb-Marseilles, IL
Grandchildren: Brooke Webb-Marseilles, IL
RJ Webb-Marseilles, IL
Brandon Webb-Marseilles, IL
Nikki Webb-Marseilles, IL
Sister & Broth-in-law-O’Mira & Tom Bleyer-Marion
Brother-James Wendell Kline-Crown Point, IN
Mother & Father in law-Mary & Gill Harlan-Marion, IL
Niece-Lisa and Ray Weaver-Marion
Step-Son-Andrew Secor-Osteen, FL
Step Daughter-Angela (Scott) Richardson-Osteen, FL
Step-Grandchild-Andrew Scott Richardson-Osteen, FL
Joe was preceded in death by his parents, maternal and paternal grandparents.
Funeral Services will be held on Monday, January 20, 2003 at 1:30 P.M. at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home with the Pastor Daryl Winn officiating. Visitation will be held from 11:30 A.M. until time of service. Interment will be held on Wednesday, January 22, 2003 at 11:00 A.M. at Rose Hill Cemetery. Military rites will be performed by VFW Post #1301 of Marion, IL. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations to the American Heart Association. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. To sign the memorial guests registry or for more information, please visit us at www.hughesfuneralhomes.com