J.L. Chapman went to be with the Lord, on July 26, 2019 in Arlington, Texas. J.L. was born in San Benito, Texas on November 14, 1978 and raised in Carrollton and Farmers Branch, Texas. He was an Eagle Scout. He was a graduate of Lutheran High School and member of the National Honor Society. J.L. attended Austin College and UTD. Raised a Methodist, educated by Lutherans and Presbyterians (Austin College), J.L. worshiped as an Episcopalian. He loved to travel and was an avid reader.

J.L. was the only child of Jerry and Shirley Chapman of Waxahachie, who will love him forever.

Preceded in death by his paternal grandparents: James Henry and Mary Alice Chapman of Corsicana, and by maternal grandfather, W. Paul Davis of Ferris.

J.L. is loved and survived by his parents and maternal grandmother, Jean Davis of Ferris. Aunts and Uncles are Carolyn and Dave Bennett of Ferris, Paul R. Davis of Ferris, Jay Chapman of Conroe, Jan and Nick Long of Corsicana, best friend Daniel Dunham of NYC / Stockholm. Cousins are: Ty and Monet Hartis, Traci Rodriguez, Charity and Ryan Mullican, Amanda and Danny Hartley, Wynn and Diana Chapman, Chris Chapman, Julie and Ron Herridge and many second cousins.

Graveside services were 10am Monday, July 29, 2019 at Waxahachie City Cemetery with Dr. Kevin Tully of First United Methodist Church officiating.

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Arrangements are under the direction of the Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home, 511 W. Main St., Waxahachie, Texas 75165. (972)937-2211