Ronald M. "Big Ron" Chapman, Jr.

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Ronald "Big Ron" M. Chapman, Jr, 70 years old, beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend, was called to his eternal resting place on June 12, 2018. He entered this world on July 1, 1947 in Elyria, OH, born to Ronald and Carol Strong Chapman. Ronald served in the United States Marines from 1965 to 1970. Ron is survived by his wife of 48 years, Roberta Lampani Chapman; two daughters, Heather Chapman Martin (Jurgen) and Michele Chapman Whitehouse; grandchildren, Jacob Thompson, Shelby Wiley and husband Tyler, Alyssa Martin, Katelynn Martin, Colten Davis, Alexis Whitehouse, Mary Frances Whitehouse, and J.D. Whitehouse; brothers, Dennis Chapman, Mike Chapman and Barry Chapman; sister, Debbie Eskan; and numerous nieces and nephews. Ron is preceded in death by his father, Ronald Chapman, Sr.; and mother, Carol Chapman. Relatives and friends are invited to join the family for the visitation at Baker Funeral Home, 6401 Groom Road, Baker, LA, Monday, June 18, 2018, from 9:30 a.m. until the memorial service at 11:30 a.m. The graveside service with Military Honors will follow at Port Hudson National Cemetery at 1:00 p.m. Family and friends may sign our online guestbook or leave a personal note to the family at www.bakerfuneralhomeonline.com.
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Baker Funeral Home
6401 Groom Road
Baker, LA 70714
(225) 775-1991
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Published in TheAdvocate.com from June 13 to June 18, 2018