Chapman, Russell Dean, 75, Brooksville, passed on August 25, 2016 while surrounded by his loving family. A native of Florida, Mr. Chapman was a graduate of Plant High School class of 1959. He worked for and retired as a manager from TECO. He absolutely loved his job and carried out each and every one of his tasks with pride and a strong work ethic.
Mr. Chapman was a veteran of the United States Navy and a member of Mariner United Methodist Church in Spring Hill. He was a family man who also enjoyed woodworking, racquetball, his motorcycle, watching Foxnews, listening to music of all genres, and always diligently caring for his yard, his home, and his family.
Mr. Chapman is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Diana, sons: Scott (Ginger Williams) and Jeff; and beloved family sheltie: Sadie Jo. He was preceded in death by his parents Homer Dean and Clara Belle (nee Shaw) and his brother, Dustin Shaw Chapman.
There will be a Memorial Service on Saturday, September 3, 2016 at 4 PM at Pinecrest Funeral Chapel, 3369 Mariner Blvd, Spring Hill, FL 34609.
In lieu of flowers, family requests gifts be made to Mariner United Methodist Church, 7079 Mariner Blvd, Spring Hill, FL 34608, or Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation to benefit families in need in Mr. Chapman's memory via the web: http://foundation.flcancer.com/russchapman, mail: 5202 Paylor Ln, Sarasota, FL 34240, or telephone: (941)677-7192