Kermit Chapman, a retired Air Force Veteran, passed away on October 30, 2023, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born in West Virginia on October 21, 1930, and spent his life walking with the Lord on the straight and narrow.
Kermit is survived by his loving wife of 71 years, Betty; his devoted children Diana, Debra, Crystal, and Kermit; his adoring grandchildren, Jennifer, Carl (deceased), Katlyn, Mathew, Daniel, Stephen, and Joseph; and his great-grandchildren Gabrielle and Wyatt.
A memorial service will be held at Peninsula Funeral Home in Newport News on Monday, November 20, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow at Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery in Suffolk.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the U.S. National Park Service.