Chief Kenneth Fred Chapman, Jr. (USN ret.)
June 06, 1949 - March 24, 2023
Obituary For Chief Kenneth Fred Chapman, Jr. (USN ret.)
Chief Kenneth Fred Chapman Jr. (USN ret.), beloved husband of Shari Lou White Chapman, of Jacksonville, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, March 24, 2023.
Born in Norwich, CT., June 6, 1949, son of the late Kenneth Fred Chapman, Sr. and Venelda LeBlanc Chapman, he has lived in Jacksonville for many years.
Ken was a proud veteran having served in the U.S. Navy retiring as a Chief Hospital Corpsman.
Besides his wife Shari, he is survived by his sons, Kenneth Fred Chapman, III and his fiancée Monica Akers of Charlotte, NC, and Erick Hoffman and his wife Melissa of Mechanicsville, MD; his daughters, Stacy Kwak and her husband Peter of St. John, FL. and Jennifer Jette of Cornelius, NC; his grandchildren, Zachary Rioux, David Rioux, Benjamin Hoffman, Charlotte Chapman, Molly Hoffman, Kenneth Fred Chapman IV, Joshua Kwak, Andrew Hoffman, and Florence Kwak; and his sisters, Linda Mott of Milford, DE and Eve Ann Strickland of Oakdale, CT; nephews William Mott of Anchorage, AK, James Mott of Clearwater, FL, and Michael Mott of Anchorage, AK; and his niece Marie Mott Copper of Strasburge, PN.
Visitation will be Monday, April 3, 2023 from 10:15 to 11:15 a.m. in the Johnson Funeral Home, 2685 Henderson Drive, Jacksonville, followed by Inurnment with Military Honors in the Coastal Carolina State Veterans Cemetery at noon.
Share condolences to the family by visiting our website, www.johnsonfhnc.com. Johnson Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Chapman family during this difficult time.
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