Russell A. Chapman, 60, of Peru, passed away at 1:15 A.M., Sunday, November 22, 2020 at Hospice Home, Ft. Wayne. He was born in Bryan, TX on February 25, 1960, the son of James R. and Beverly Shoemaker Chapman.
Russ earned his BA in Education at IU of Kokomo, but in later years, he was the main caretaker for his parents. He enjoyed fishing, golf, mowing the lawn and generally just being outdoors. Russ was an avid Kansas City Chiefs fan and loved dogs. He was a cooking enthusiast, a reading buff and was always ready to learn something new.
Surviving are his daughters Andrea Wright of Phoenix, AZ and Amber Aviles of Scottsdale. AZ; his brother Daniel J. Chapman of Las Vegas, NV and grandchildren Liliana Aviles and Antonio Aviles. He was preceded by his parents and a niece, Jessica G. Carpenter.
Family and friends will gather from 2:00 to 4:00 P.M., Sunday, November 29, 2020 at the Eikenberry-Eddy Funeral Home, 84 W. Main St., Peru.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made through the Eikenberry-Eddy Funeral Home to Miller’s Merry Manor or Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home.
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