Wells Henry CHAPMAN Jr.
Alanson Lent BELL
Elizabeth WATTS
Leroy "Roy" Ervin CHAPMAN
Adeline "Addie" Lurina BELL

Robert "Bob" Leroy CHAPMAN


Family Links

1. Audrey Mae CALLAWAY

2. Adda Louise SCRUGGS

Robert "Bob" Leroy CHAPMAN 2

  • Born: 10 Nov 1920, Newkirk, Kay Co, OK, USA 2
  • Marriage (1): Audrey Mae CALLAWAY about 1948 2
  • Marriage (2): Adda Louise SCRUGGS in 1954 in Arkansas City, Cowley Co, KS, USA
  • Died: 30 Jul 2001, Arkansas City, Cowley Co, KS, USA at age 80 2
  • Buried: 2 Aug 2001, Arkansas City - Parker Cemetery, Cowley Co, KS, USA

bullet  General Notes:

Bob went to Newkirk High School in Newkirk, Kay Co, Oklahoma. He went into the Army in 1942 serving in heavy construction of Signal Corp in Africa, Sicily, and Italy. He served under General George Patton. Bob received five battle stars during his service. He was discharged in 1946 at Ft Smith, Sebastian Co, Arkansas. Bob went to work in the oil field until about 1965. At that time, he took up pipe fitting and worked until 1971. His next major job was at Newera Flour Mill in Arkansas City, Kansas for 14 years and retired in 1985.

Obituary: Tuesday, July 31, 2001
Robert L. Chapman, 80, of Arkansas City, KS passed away Monday, July 30, 2001 at his home. Graveside Services will be hels at 10 AM on Thursday, August 2, 2001 at Parker Cemetery in Arkansas City, KS. Visitation will be Wednesday, August 1, 2001 from 3PM until 8PM at the Hawks Memorial Chapel. A memorial has been established with Hospice, Inc. and may be sent in care of the funeral home.

Robert was born November 11, 1920, in Newkirk, Kay Co, OK to LeRoy Ervin and Addie Lorinna (Bell) Chapman. He graduated from Newkirk HS in 1940, then joined the Army and served in WWII. Robert married Adda Louise Scruggs in 1954. Robert retired from ADM as an oil field pipe fitter.

Robert is survived by 2 sons, Danny of the home and Steven of Newkirk, OK, 2 daughters, Patty Hare of Olathe, KS & Bonnie Nulik of Arkansas City, 1 brother, Theodore of Newkirk; 6 Grandchildren and 4 Great Grandchildren.


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Census, 1 Jul 1930, Newkirk, Kay Co, OK, USA. 3

Residence, 1 Jul 1930, Newkirk, Kay Co, OK, USA. 3

Military: U.S. WW II Army Enlistment, 20 Jul 1942, Tulsa, Tulsa Co, OK, USA.


Robert married Audrey Mae CALLAWAY, daughter of Edgar A. "Ed" CALLAWAY and Goldie Cordella ONSTOTT, about 1948.2 (Audrey Mae CALLAWAY was born on 17 Feb 1932 in Braman, Kay Co, OK, USA,1,2 died on 14 Aug 2004 in Ketchum, Craig Co, OK, USA and was buried on 17 Aug 2004 in Newkirk - Cemetery, Kay Co, OK, USA.)


Robert next married Adda Louise SCRUGGS, daughter of Claude Lavern SCRUGGS and Addie Inez ALLEN, in 1954 in Arkansas City, Cowley Co, KS, USA. (Adda Louise SCRUGGS was born on 2 Jun 1924 in Silverdale, Cowley Co, KS, USA 2 and died on 1 Jul 1993 in Arkansas City, Cowley Co, KS, USA 2.)

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