Leroy Chapman, age 78 of Greenback, TN, passed away on Friday, May 21, 2021 at his home surrounded by family. Leroy served honorably and heroically in the United States Army during the Vietnam War earning the Bronze Star during his service. He retired after working for over 35 years at Alcoa Aluminum Company. He was an avid hunter and outdoorsman, loved his family very much, loved his church family and faithfully attended Clover Hill Presbyterian Church. Leroy was preceded in death by his parents, Clyde & Edith Chapman; brother, George Chapman; brother-in-law, U.S. Shown; infant brothers, Clinton & Earl Chapman. He is survived by his wife, Susie Chapman; sons, Doug (Teresa) Chapman and Don (Christi) Chapman; grandchildren, Shawn (Monica) Chapman, Casey Wilkerson, Jeremy (Mattea) Chapman, Nick Chapman, Corey Chapman, Nicole Wilkerson, Zack Chapman, Jake Debusk, Courtney Chapman; great-grandchildren, Peyton Chapman, Caden Chapman, Grant Chapman (expected); sister, Bertha “Bert” Shown; sister-in-law, Peggy Chapman. The family will receive friends on Monday, May 24, 2021 from 12:00 PM until 2:00 PM in Smith’s Trinity Chapel with a funeral service to follow officiated by Rev. Roy Scarbrough and Rev. Randy Buchanan. Family and friends will proceed to Bakers Creek Cemetery, 5503 Nine Mile Rd, Greenback, TN 37742 for a graveside service and military honors at 3:00 PM, Monday, May 24, 2021. Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000, www.SmithFuneralandCremation.com
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