Richard (Rick) Dale Chapman


Richard (Rick) Dale Chapman of Dorena, OR passed away on February 6, 2020 at the age of 61. Rick was born on March 29, 1958 in Cottage Grove, OR to parents Richard Otis Chapman and Francis Joan (Crawford) Brown. He worked as a logger but was known as the ultimate volunteer by his friends and family. Rick was a generous and kindhearted soul, always willing to help shuttle people to and from doctors’ appointments or anywhere they needed to go. He volunteered at the community center, the community sharing food bank, at the VFW to cook dinner every Friday night, as well as at the soup kitchen every Sunday. Rick loved to garden and cook, and was also an avid swimmer; often taking part in water aerobics. Rick is survived by his sisters Sebrena Cargill of Gresham, OR and Lori Adeniji of Eugene, OR; and his brothers Lyle Chapman of Cottage Grove, OR, Matthew Ramp of Vancouver, WA, and Joe Ramp of Springfield, OR. A memorial service was held on February 8, 2020 at the Riverside Community Church of God in Cottage Grove, OR. Arrangements in the care of Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel in Cottage Grove, OR.

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