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Deacon David (Dick) Chappell


Deacon David (Dick) Chappell of 3204 Meadville Road, Halifax entered into eternal rest Monday, Feb. 27, 2012, at The Woodview at the age of 91. He was born in Halifax County to the late George Chappell and Ida Younger Chappell on June 7, 1920.

He was married to the late Ethel Carr Chappell and was a member of First Baptist Church of Meadville. He was honorably discharged from World War II.


Deacon Chappell is survived by five sons, Albert, Billy, Donald, David Kirk and James Chappell; seven grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; one sister, Savannah; one daughter-in-law, Geneva; and a host of other relatives and many friends.

Funeral services for Deacon Chappell will be held Saturday, March 3, 2012, at 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Meadville with Pastor R.S. Wimbish conducting the service. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with military rites.

Family will receive friends Friday, March 2, from 6 to 7 p.m. at Dunn and Sons Funeral Home and all other times at the home.

Arrangements are by Dunn and Sons Funeral Services.