James ‘Jimbo’ Dean Chapman, 64, Lyndon: Nov. 20, 1953 – March 10, 2018

LYNDON, Kan. – James “Jimbo” Dean Chapman, 64, of Lyndon, died Saturday, March 10, 2018, at his home.

Visitation will be held 6-7 p.m. Friday, March 16, at Feltner Funeral Home, Lyndon. A memorial service will immediately follow.

James Dean Chapman was born Nov. 20, 1953, in Emporia, Kan., the son of William Clifford Chapman and Ida Mae Neblong.

Jimbo spent the majority of his career working as an oil hand on an oil rig and as an over-the-road truck driver. James enjoyed interacting with people, especially his daily trips to Casey’s and visiting with those that stopped by to chat with him. He was always the first to give a giant smile and an enthusiastic hello and to tell a funny story. He loved nature and enjoyed outdoor activities, especially fishing, camping and tending his garden.

Surviving family members include his two sons, Jason R. Chapman and wife, Tina, of Topeka, Kan., and William Clifford Chapman and wife, Rachel, of rural Auburn, Kan, and four grandchildren, Logan, Willow, Jubilee, and Lincoln Chapman.

James was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Mary Ann Faught and Betty Brown.

One Response to James ‘Jimbo’ Dean Chapman, 64, Lyndon: Nov. 20, 1953 – March 10, 2018

  1. Genea says:

    He will be missed by me as he came in weekly to visit me at the library.

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