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Steve Chapman, Edmonton, KY (1970-2011)

A native of Barren Co., KY, he was a member of a respected Metcalfe County family with strong ties in Adair and Barren Counties. He was highly regarded in his service as correspondent from the Sulphur Well Community for the Edmonton Herald-News. He was a member of the Faith Independent Baptist Church in Edmonton and had been an employee at the Lighthouse Restaurant in Sulphur Well. Services will be in Adair County, KY, with burial to follow in Sulphur Well Cemetery
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Steve Chapman, 41, of Edmonton, KY, died Monday, September 26, 2011 at 3:45pmET, at the Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown, KY.

The funeral service will be at 11amCT, Thursday, September 29, 2011 at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville ST, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Timmy Glass, Bro. Darrell Coffey and Bro. Pat Smith officiating. Burial in J.B. Smith Cemetery in Sulphur Well, KY. Visitation will be after 5pmCT, Wednesday, September 28, 2011.

Steve Chapman, Edmonton, KY (1970-2011)

He was born Monday, January 5, 1970, in Glasgow, Barren County, KY. He was the son of Joyce Edwards Parnell and Ricky Chapman. He died Monday, September 26, 2011 Elizabethtown, Hardin County, KY at the age of 41 years, 8 months, and 21 days.

He was a member of Faith Independent Baptist Church in Edmonton, formerly worked at the Lighthouse Restaurant in Sulphur Well and was a correspondent for the Edmonton Herald News, writing the Sulphur Well News column.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Joyce Edwards Parnell, his grandmother, who raised him, Ruby Edwards, his grandfather, Wayne Chapman, two brothers, Anthony Chapman & Jackie Parnell and his father-in-law, James Dale Coffey.

Survivors include his wife, Marsha Coffey Chapman, Edmonton, KY, and the following:
  • His father: Ricky Chapman of Brandenburg, KY

  • His step father: Donnie Parnell of Columbia, KY

  • His mother in law: Virginia Coffey of Columbia, KY

  • Three brothers: Kenny Chapman of Columbia, KY; and Ricky Joe and Jason Chapman both of Brandenburg, KY

  • Several aunts, uncles, cousins and a host of friends
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville ST, Columbia, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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Steve Chapman, Edmonton, KY (1970-2011)

2011-09-27 - 200 Campbellsville ST, Columbia, KY - Photo from Grissom-Martin Funeral Home.
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