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Amos (Tad) B. Chapman: 1925-2020


Last updated 9/3/2020 at 2:49pm

A beloved father and grandfather, Amos Chapman passed away peacefully at home July 29, 2020, surrounded by his family. Born in Eureka, Washington, to Amos and Lucille Chapman on July 18, 1925, he was raised on a farm in eastern Washington.

At 16 years of age, the family moved to Seattle, where he graduated from Franklin High School. At the age of 17, Amos enlisted in the Navy, where he served on the destroyer USS Killen during World War II. After an honorable discharge, he met and married Margaret Lundeberg.

They had three daughters. He had a long career in the U.S. Postal Service, from w...

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