Wilburn “Worth” Chapman
April 27, 1941 to Oct. 8, 2021
Wilburn “Worth” Chapman, 80, of Morganton, NC passed away Friday, October 8, 2021. Mr. Chapman was born April 27, 1941 in Burke County, NC. He was the son of the late Bill Chapman and Mary Williams Chapman.
Mr. Chapman was a member of Denton’s Chapel United Methodist Church. After more than thirty years, he retired from Great Lakes Carbon where he was a pipe fitter and a proud electrician. Worth loved fishing at the outer banks, hunting, cooking, and working in the garden. His cat “Miss Susie” was very special to him.
Mr. Chapman is survived by his son, Bryan Chapman (Cathy); daughter, Cindy Truelove (Donnie); grandchildren, Tristen Chapman (Lynduska), Brittany Greenaway (Dallas); great-grandchildren, Joslyn, Braden, Caden, Owen, and Samuel; and sister, Nancy Roper (Richard).
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Ella Mae Carswell.
The family will receive friends from 2 – 3 p.m., Sunday, October 10, 2021 at Sossoman Funeral Home. The graveside service will be held at 3:30 pm at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Brian Buckner officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to Catawba Valley Masonic Lodge # 217.
Sossoman Funeral Home and Crematory Center is assisting the family with the arrangements.
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