Mr. John “Warren” Chapman, son of the late Eugene and Kathryn Chapman, was born in San Diego, California in 1940 and passed away May 4, 2023, at his home in Fayetteville, NC at the age of 82.
In addition to his parents, Warren is preceded by his older brother, Robert. He is survived by his wife, Evelyn of Fayetteville, NC; his sister, Jo Ann from Weatherford, TX; wo children, Bradley of Fayetteville, NC and Deanna from Federal Dam, MN; grandsons, Cory, Brandon, John, and Josh; and a great granddaughter, Mylah.
Warren grew up in San Diego and later Redding, CA where he was a fishing and hunting guide. His dad being an avid outdoors man, Warren developed a love for the same and you could find him in the High Sierras of California every summer. His passion took him from California to Oregon, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and eventually North Carolina. He especially loved saltwater fishing on the North Carolina coast and had a boat for several years which he enjoyed in his retirement.
He loved photography and owned and operated Chapman’s Photography in MN and OR. Throughout his life he always had a camera around his neck or within reach, always capturing the life of others and the beauty of nature around him.
Warren will be deeply missed by everyone who knew and loved him.