ROCK HILL -- Mr. Warren Jackson "Pete" Chappell, 75, of 4670 Mobley Store Road, died Thursday, July 12, 2007, at Piedmont Medical Center.
Graveside funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 15, 2007 at Fishing Creek Presbyterian Church Cemetery, with the Rev. Donald Scoggins and Bishop Carson Blue officiating. The family will receive friends at Bass-Cauthen Funeral Home today, July 14, 2007 from 5 to 7 p.m. and at other times at the home, 4670 Mobley Store Road, Rock Hill.
Born in York County, S.C., He was a son of the late John Henry Chappell and Eva Porter Chappell. He attended Fishing Creek Presbyterian Church and was a U.S. Army Korean veteran, serving with the 765th Railway Battalion from 1953 to 1955 . He was a member of the S.C. Young Farmers Association , was a member of the S.C. Cattleman's Association and was a former member of the York County Soil Conservation Board. He was a retired farmer and cotton gin owner -operator.
He was predeceased by His wife, Harvey Sue Neely Chappell; and four brothers, Jack Chappell Jr., Bill Chappell, Phil Chappell and Booney Chappell.
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He is survived by three daughters, Miriam Sue Chappell, Nancy Joyce Chappell and Amanda Neely Chappell-Helms, all of Rock Hill; three brothers, Curwood Chappell of Rock Hill, Rudolph Chappell of Chester, S.C., and Melton Chappell Of Vista ,Calif.; and one sister, Joyce Chappell Abbott of Darlington, S.C.; one grandchild; and a special friend, Barbara B. Westbrook of Edgemoor, S.C.
Memorials may be made to Fishing Creek Presbyterian Church, 3087 Fishing Creek Church Road, Chester, S.C. 29706 or to the National FFA Organization for Agriculture Science at P.O. Box 68960, FFA Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960.