Chapman, Billy H. (Cleveland)

Friday, January 04, 2013

Billy H. Chapman, 75, of Cleveland, TN, passed away Thursday, January 3, 2013. 

He was a native and lifelong resident of the Cleveland area being born on April 22, 1937, the son of Roy H. and Pauline Chapman. Billy attended Bradley Central High School, where he played football and graduated in 1957. Billy was married to Linda Chapman on January 25, 1962. He was a member of North Cleveland Baptist Church. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He enjoyed golfing, fishing and hunting. He was a proud member of Cleveland’s Old Timers Club Hall of Fame for Football. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Pauline Chapman; and his brother, LeRoy Chapman. 

He is survived by his wife, Linda Chapman of Cleveland; one daughter, Holly Chapman Stanley and her husband Joe, of Cleveland; sons, Blake Chapman and his wife Lisa, of Newburgh, IN; and Kirk Chapman and his wife Teona, of Nashville; four grandchildren, Nathaniel Chapman, Trevor Stanley, Adriana Chapman and Valarie Ruark and her husband Matt, of Newburgh, IN; one great-grandchild, Makenzie Ruark; sister, Carol E. Nolen and her husband Bill of Cleveland; one uncle, Joe Charles Finnell of Little Rock, AR; and several nieces, nephews, and other extended family members and friends. 

The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. on Saturday, January 5, at Grissom Funeral Home, who has charge of the arrangements. 

His family would like to give special thanks to Bradley Central High School Class of 1957 for their continued support. 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to either of the following: American Heart Association, 519 E. 4th Street, Chattanooga, TN 37403 or Bradley Central High School Football Program, 1000 South Lee Highway, Cleveland, TN 37311. 

Curry, Vern (Spencer)

Vern Curry, 69, of Spencer, TN, passed away Sunday, September 14, 2014. He was a member of Mt. Crest United Methodist Church. He was a United States Air Force veteran serving during the Vietnam Conflict. Vern was the current Post Commander of American Legion Post #207 in Spencer, TN and a member of Fidelity Lodge #10 F.&A.M, San Diego, CA. He was preceded in death ... (click for more)

Harris, James Franklin (Cloudland)

James Franklin Harris, 74, of Cloudland, Georgia, died on Sunday, September 14, 2014 at his home. Mr. Harris was born Dec. 2, 1939, in Dayton, Tn., the son of the late James Burton Harris and Ruth Ann Bishop Harris. He was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. He was a veteran of the United States Army, having served in Vietnam. Before retirement, Mr. Harris was a maintenance ... (click for more)

Courtney Amanda Bacigalupi

Courtney Amanda Bacigalupi, 19 , of Chattanooga passed away Wednesday, September 10, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee from injuries she sustained in an automobile accident.   She was born in Orange, California November 27, 1994.   Courtney was a 2012 Graduate of Boyd Buchanan High School and was a Geology Major in Environmental Science at the University ... (click for more)

Kenneth “Kent” Kressenberg

Kenneth “Kent” Kressenberg , of Chattanooga, went home to be with his Lord on Thursday, September 11, 2014.    Kent was 61 years old. Kent was born in Pulaski, Tennessee on March 24, 1953 the son of the late beloved newspaper columnist and Editor Bernice Kressenberg and one of Giles County's   respected physicians Dr. Kenneth M. Kressenberg.   ... (click for more)

City Receives $400,000 Federal Grant To Study Passenger Train Service

The United States Department of Transportation has announced Chattanooga has received a $400,000 Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant to study the potential use of existing railways for a passenger rail system in Chattanooga. There were 72 awards announced in 46 states and Washington, D.C. Out of numerous grant applications across Tennessee, ... (click for more)

Former Assistant Police Chief Eidson Not Charged In Shooting Of Stepson On Englewood Avenue

Former Chattanooga Police Department Assistant Chief Kirk Eidson was not charged in the shooting of stepson Robert Ingle, 18, on Sunday morning in North Chattanooga. However, Ingle was charged with domestic assault and vandalism. In the incident shortly after 9 a.m. at 1049 Englewood Ave., Mr. Eidson said Ingle came to the house asking him to take him to their other house ... (click for more)