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Ernest P. Chapman Sr.

March 24, 1945 — July 18, 2023

Ernest P. Chapman Sr., a man of unwavering strength and boundless love, took his final breath on July 18, 2023, in Greenville, SC. Born in the heart of Pickens, SC, on March 25, 1945, Ernest's life was a testament to the power of perseverance and the beauty of compassion.
Ernest's journey was one of service and dedication. His 26 years as a Staff Sergeant in the National Guard reflected his commitment to his country and his community. His service was not just a job, but a calling, a testament to his strength and integrity. His dedication was not only to his country but to his family and friends, always ensuring their safety and well-being.
Ernest was a man of many passions. His love for his Clemson Tigers was only matched by his love for football. Game days were sacred, a time for family, friends, and the roar of the crowd. His garden was his sanctuary, a place where he could cultivate life and beauty, mirroring the love and care he poured into his relationships.
Ernest was a loving husband of 61 years to his loving wife Chirley Chapman who he loved dearly. Ernest was also the proud father of Tammy L. Chapman, Kenneth E. Chapman, and Ernest P. Chapman Jr. He was a beacon of love and wisdom to his seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. He held a special place in his heart for his late grandchild, Brandi Chapman, whose memory remained a source of strength and inspiration.
Ernest was a man of warmth and friendliness, his smile was infectious, and his laughter was a melody that echoed in the hearts of those who knew him. He was passionate, pouring his heart and soul into everything he did, whether it was serving his country, cheering on his beloved Tigers, or spending time with his family.
Ernest P. Chapman Sr.'s life was a testament to the power of love, the strength of character, and the beauty of compassion. He was a beacon of light in the lives of those who knew him, a constant source of inspiration and love. His legacy will forever live on in the hearts of his family, his friends, and all those whose lives were touched by his kindness and generosity.
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