Junius Cloyd Chapman, 87, of Prosperity, died Thursday, March 19, 2015, at Providence Hospital.

Born on September 29, 1927, in Little Mountain, he was a son of the late William Walter and Annie Lee Mayer Chapman. Mr. Chapman was a graduate of Little Mountain High School and was an Army veteran during the Korean War. He retired from working in the public sector but never retired from farming and truly enjoyed planting and working in his garden every year. He was a member of Zion United Methodist Church in Prosperity.

He is survived by his children: sons, Tony Chapman (Pam) and Carey “Casey” Chapman (Ann); daughter, Belva Beck; eight grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Reba Elizabeth Bowers Chapman, brothers, Andrew, Waldo and Loyd Chapman and sister, Mary Annie McDaniel.

Funeral services will be held at 3:00 pm Sunday, March 22, 2015, at Zion United Methodist Church by the Rev. David Taylor. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from 4:00 – 6:00 pm at McSwain-Evans Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Zion United Methodist Church for the church's love and support over the years, 80 Zion Circle, Prosperity, SC 29127.

Active pallbearers will be Louie Chapman, Allen Chapman, Kelvin Chapman, Kenneth Chapman, Rodney Chapman, Doug Bowers, Mark Bowers and George Bowers.

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#12 Kathy Counts Havird 2015-03-30 14:51
Tony, Casey, and Belva...So sorry to hear of your father's death. you are in my thoughts and prayers.
#11 Bart Dominick 2015-03-23 07:50
Tony, Belva and Casey,
I am very sorry to hear of your father's passing. May Our Lord And Savior Jesus Christ Bring You Peace.
With Christian Love and Sympathy,
Bart Dominick and Family
#10 Becky & Wayne Chapma 2015-03-21 15:20
You are all in our thoughts and prayers. May your memories keep you close. God has promised us eternal life. What a wonderful blessing
#9 Eugene Burrus 2015-03-21 15:12
Tony & Carey,
I will be uplifting you and yours in the coming days. May each of you sense the Lord near you.
#8 Debra Taylor 2015-03-21 10:01
Such a sweet man. His warm smile and kind disposition were always welcome. I would see him from time to time when I worked at Newberry Hospital and I never tired of seeing him. He was a true gentleman. I know he will be missed by everyone who knew him. God's peace be with the family.
#7 Helen/Wesley Griffin 2015-03-21 09:36
Meagan and family, we are more sorry than we can say for your loss. What a great legacy you are to your granddaddy! Love and blessings!
#6 Julie Barnes 2015-03-20 22:50
We are thinking and praying for you all during this difficult time. Mr.Cloyd was such a kind man. Love you all.
Jason,Julie, Jordan and Jacob Barnes
#5 Lisa Amick Mowbray 2015-03-20 21:07
Our family sends our love during this time of loss, I am sure Mrs. Reba and Mr.
Cloyd are happy to be reunited in our Father's house in heaven.

Gaynell, Patricia, Ronnie & Susie Amick
Forrest & Lisa Mowbray
#4 Holly B. Wessinger 2015-03-20 19:26
Praying for you all at this time.
#3 Doug Hipp 2015-03-20 12:41
Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.. Doug and Pam Hipp
#2 Brice & Alice Boozer 2015-03-20 11:33
For Tony, Casey and Belva,
Brice and I send our sympathy to you and your family. Our prayers are with all of you at this time. The death of someone so close is very hard to accept but he is in God's hands now and he will be reunited with Ms. Reba. Love to all of you.

Brice and Alice Boozer
#1 Kathy Brown 2015-03-19 16:40
Tony, Carey, and Belva,
My prayers are with you at this time. I know we will all miss him, but I can't help but think that they all reunited and happy to be together in God's loving hands! Love you all, Kathy

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