Richard A. Chapman

MENDOTA - Richard Allan Chapman, 88, of Mendota passed away Nov. 13, 2020 at St. Margaret’s Hospital, Spring Valley from complications from COVID-19.

A private service will be held for the family. Merritt Funeral Home, Mendota is assisting with arrangements.

Richard was born March 31, 1932 in Frederick, Ill. to Maurice and Julia (Smedley) Chapman. He married Donna Park on April 7, 1979 in Mendota.

Survivors include his wife of Mendota; three children, Patricia Pickett of Springfield, Richard (Lori) Chapman of Tallula and Norman (Tracy) Chapman of Springfield; eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one son, John Allan Chapman.

Richard worked as a truck driver.

Memorials may be directed to the donor’s choice.


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