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Arleigh Dennis Chapman

September 12, 1952 - November 22, 2020

Service Date: November 30, 2020

Funeral Home James Wilson Funeral Home

A graveside service will be held Monday at 11am at the Fairview Memorial Park Rt 435 Elmhurst.

Memorial may be made to the American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Ave. Dallas TX, 75231.

Arleigh “Dennis” Chapman, 68, of Lake Ariel, died Sunday morning at Regional Hospital in Scranton. He was the husband Patricia Goff Chapman. The couple have been married for 40 years.

Born in Honesdale, he was the son of the late Paul and Ruth VanLeuven Chapman. He was a graduate of Lake Consolidated School in Lake Ariel.

He had worked for his father for many years at AB Chapman and Sons then went on to be employed by Site Services as a heavy equipment operator. He was a member of the Salem Community church in Hamlin.

Dennis had a passion for tractor pulling and he was an active Salem Township Supervisor for almost 20 years. Dennis also volunteered his time over many years to help put on Fire Company and Church Barbeques throughout the area.

Also surviving are three sons Robert Chapman and wife Nicki, Lake Ariel; Jim Chapman, Lake Ariel; and Paul Chapman and wife Hope, Sterling; a brother Ernest Chapman, Annandale VA; seven grandchildren, three great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two sisters Nancy Heater and Jane Merring.

A graveside service will be held Monday at 11am at the Fairview Memorial Park Rt 435 Elmhurst.

Arrangements are entrusted to the James Wilson Funeral, Lake Ariel. To leave an online condolence please visit the funeral home website at www.jameswilsonfuneralhome.com.

Memorial may be made to the American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Ave. Dallas TX, 75231.

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