Ernest “Ernie” Wayne Chapman, age 71, of Bluff City, Tenn., went to be with the Lord on Saturday, September 25, 2021 in Bristol Regional Medical Center. Ernie was born on September 12, 1950 to the late, Landon and Ruby Wilson Chapman. He was a faithful member of Community Baptist Church. He retired after 30 years of service from Slagle Pest Control. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Tim Chapman and Landon Chapman; sisters, Joyce Jordan and Patricia Kantor.
Survivors include his loving wife of 41 years, Linda Greene Chapman; son, Travis Chapman and wife Rachael; stepdaughter, Jessicca Frye and husband Allen; grandchildren, Lucas, David, Shepherd, Makayla, and Paige; great grandsons, Harlan and Holden
The funeral service will be held at 5:30 PM on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 in the Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Todd Crusenberry and Rev. Travis Chapman officiating. To view the service LIVE, please click here. The family will receive friends from 4 until 5:30 p.m. prior to the service. The committal service will be at 11 AM Wednesday at the Crumley Cemetery. Honorary Pallbearers will be his grandsons, Lucas, David, Shepherd, Harlan, and Holden. In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to Community Baptist Church, c/o Building Fund, 1505 Broad Street, Bristol, TN 37620.
Online condolences may be registered at www.weaverfuneralhome.net. Arrangements have been made with Weaver Funeral Home and Cremation Service