STEPHENVILLE - James D. (J.D.) Chapman, 85, of Stephenville, passed away Wednesday, April 29, 2020, in Stephenville. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 2, 2020, at the Stephenville Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at the West End Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home


J.D. was born on Aug. 17, 1934 in Morgan Mill to the late Carl and Elsie Chapman. He married Lou Morris on April 10, 1957 in Pioneer, Texas. She preceded him in death on Nov. 16, 2017.


J.D. worked for the city of Stephenville Water Department for 31 years before his retirement. He was a member of the Church of the Nazarene.


J.D. is survived by his daughter, Louvinda and husband Robert Dunbar of Stephenville; grandchildren, James and wife Dani Dunbar, and Shawn Ross Black all of Stephenville; great-grandchildren, Jordan, and Allie’Cin; brother, Harvey Chapman of Stephenville; sisters, Patsy Hicks of Granbury, and Shirley York of Stephenville.


He was preceded in death by his parents, Carl and Elsie Chapman; wife, Lou Chapman; daughter, Cindy Jordan; sisters, Jess Rogers, Dorothy Chapman, Willow Dean Watson and Bernice Mosley; and brothers, Walter Chapman and Carl Frank Chapman.


Memorials may be made to the Camp Arrowhead Building Fund in Memory of JD Chapman to 5236 N. FM 199 Cleburne, Texas 76033.


Online condolences may be made at www.stephenvillefh.com.