Terry Nathan Chapman, 71, of Troutman, passed away Tuesday, October 19, 2021, at the Gordon Hospice House in Statesville.
Terry was born August 27, 1950, to the late Ralph Richard Chapman and wife Willie Honeycutt Chapman. Terry graduated from Stony Point High School in 1968. In 1970, he graduated from Lowrance Hospital Inc. School of X-Ray Technology in Mooresville. In 1975, Terry went on to further his education with a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Lenoir-Rhyne College. He completed his education with a Master of Science in Biology from UNCC in 1990.
Terry dedicated over 32 years as an educator at Rowan – Cabarrus Community College in Salisbury before retiring as the Dean of Health and Public Services. Terry was also an avid artist and military historian. He was of the Baptist faith.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother and his wife, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Grady Chapman.
Survivors include his loving wife of 53 years, Patricia “Pat” Goble Chapman of the home; a son, Patrick Nathan Chapman and wife Arianne of Huntersville; a daughter, Tiffany Dobbins and husband Rick of Hickory; three brothers, Ronnie Steven Chapman of Stony Point, Ronald “Rusty” Chapman and wife Sylvia of Statesville, and Seth Wesley Chapman and wife Dianne of Taylorsville; four grandchildren, Chapman T. Boatright, and Chandler, Taylor and Riley Chapman; along with numerous beloved nieces, nephews, and cousins.
A funeral service will be conducted at Stony Point Baptist Church on Saturday, October 23, 2021, at 3:30 p.m. Reverend Rick Norman will officiate with burial to follow at the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church prior to the funeral from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Memorials may be given to Stony Point Baptist Building Fund, 231 Ruritan Park Rd, Stony Point, NC; or Gordon Hospice House, 2341 Simonton Rd, Statesville, NC 28625.
Condolences may be e-mailed to the family by visiting our website at www.chapmanfuneralhome.com.