Kevin J. Chapman, 54, Watertown

WATERTOWN, NY — Kevin J. “Chappy” Chapman, 54, Watertown, passed away Sunday, April 29.

The funeral service will be noon Friday, May 4, at Reed & Benoit Funeral Home with Rev. Jeffrey E. Smith officiating. Burial will follow the service in Brookside Cemetery. A calling hour will precede the service at 11 a.m. at the funeral home beginning.

Born April 15, 1964, in Watertown, a son to Michael J. and Ann Adams Chapman, he was educated locally.

Kevin enjoyed collecting antiques, riding his bicycle, motorcycles, and was a well-known patron at both Artie’s Tavern and the Hitchin’ Post.

Surviving besides his father, Michael, are a son, Jeremiah Chapman, Adams Center; two brothers, Michael Jr. of Syracuse, and Robert of Brownville; a sister, Lory Chapman, Watertown; and two nephews, Justin Kiblin and Josh Cornell.

Arrangements are with Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Inc.

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