James Chapman

Published 12:00 am Thursday, November 20, 2008

James A. Chapman
SUFFOLK—James Andrew “Jimmy” Chapman of the 5400 block of Godwin Blvd., died Nov. 17, 2008, in Sentara Obici Hospital.
A native of Nansemond County, he was the son of the late Andrew and Lynwood Mann Chapman.
He was predeceased by three brothers-in-law, Willie L. Towns Sr., John W. Scott, Sr. and Ryland M. Myrick Jr.
Mr. Chapman was employed for 44 years at Norfolk Naval Shipyard as a machinist.
He was a member of Abundant Harvest Outreach Ministries in Franklin.
Survivors include one son, James H. Hill of Norfolk; a daughter, Sabrina Stewart of Norfolk; two special adopted sons, Irvin Hill Sr. (wife Alisha) and Hirschler Hill; five sisters, Rosa M. Harris (Elbert) of Portsmouth, Flora E. Chapman, Daisy V. Towns (caregiver), Gwen E. Strickland (Larry), all of Suffolk and Elder Joyce Chapman-Myrick of Franklin; a devoted aunt, Patience E. Porter of Suffolk; a special friend and caregiver, Carolyn Hill; special friends, James Powell, William Powell and Walter L. Jones; and a host of other relatives and friends.
A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. today at Little Bethel Baptist Church, 6533 Everetts Road in Suffolk , officiated by the Rev. Ronald Goodwin.
Intement will be in Albert G. Horton Memorial Veterans Cemetery.
The family will receive visitors at 5409 Godwin Boulevard in Suffolk.
Condolences may be extended to the family at www.crockerfuneralhome.com.