James W. Chapman, Jr., 38, of Stuart, FL died October 17, 2011 at his home. Born in Joplin, MO, he had been a resident of Stuart for 6 years coming from Rochester, NY. He was a prototype designer for Biomet 3i in Palm Beach Gardens, FL for 6 years. He had attended The Grace Place, Stuart.
Survivors include his wife of 18 years, Angela Chapman; a daughter, Caitlyn Chapman and a son, Justin Chapman, all of Stuart; his father James W. Chapman, Sr. and step-mother Pina Chapman of Derby, VT; his mother Lorena Kirby of Hobe Sound, FL; sisters, Lois Crandell of Cincinnati, OH, Rebecca Cole of Copperas Cove, TX and Susan Carleton of North Port, FL and a step-brother, Robert Kirby of Rochester, NY.
He was preceded in death by his step-father, Gary Kirby. SERVICES: Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. on October 21, 2011 at the Forest Hills Funeral Homes Palm City Chapel. The funeral service will be at 1:30 p.m. on October 22, 2011 in the funeral home chapel. Entombment will follow in Forest Hills Funeral Homes Memorial Park Mausoleum, Palm City. An online register book is available at www.foresthillspalmcityflorida.com.