October 4, 1938 - April 24, 2022
Mr. Horace Woodard “Woodie” Chapman, 83, of Cocoa, FL., formally of Worth County, died on Sunday, April 24, 2022 at Rockledge Regional Medical Center. The funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, April 30, 2022 at Banks Funeral Home Chapel, interment will follow in the Damascus Cemetery with full military honors. The Rev. Robert Riley will officiate. The family will receive friends on Friday from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Banks Funeral Home. Mr. Chapman was born on October 4, 1938 in Worth County to the late Horace and Edna Chapman. He lived in Worth County until 1957 when he joined the United States Air Force. He and Reba “Merlene” Bankston married on February 15, 1958, in a marriage lasting 64 years. Mr. Chapman was a veteran having served in the United States Air Force for 25 years. After a successful career, he retired and relocated to new home in Cocoa, Florida. Mr. Chapman enjoyed hunting, fishing, being outdoors and traveling. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends. Mr. Chapman was member of the King Street Baptist Church in Cocoa. Survivors include his wife, Reba (Merlene) Bankston Chapman, daughter, Meloney Chapman Koontz, son David Woodard Chapman, granddaughters, Danielle Lung Fitzpatrick and Kendall Payton Chapman, grandsons, Christopher Sean Lung and Jason Davis Chapman, great grandchildren, Max Stone Fitzpatrick and Lyla Jean Fitzpatrick; siblings, Virginia Chapman Willis, Joyce Chapman Sutton, Jimmy Chapman, Mike Chapman. In addition to his parents, Mr. Chapman was preceded in death by his siblings, Patricia Chapman Clayton, Barbara Chapman Jones, and Wade Chapman. Please sign our online guest registry at www.banksfl.com Banks Funeral Home in Sylvester is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Horace Woodard “Woodie” Chapman, 83, of Cocoa, FL., formally of Worth County, died on Sunday, April 24, 2022 at Rockledge Regional Medical Center. The funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, April 30, 2022... View Obituary & Service Information
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