William John Chappel (lovingly known as Chappy), died Wednesday, May 6, 2020, in Billings, Montana. He was born August 19, 1948, to Harold (Jack) and Mary Chappel. On October 3, 1969, he married Myra Kay Keller in Canton, Kansas. She preceded him in death on November 28, 2018.
Bill served his country as an InterSpeed Radio Operator in the United States Army. He received the National Defense Service Medal Sharpshooter (Rifle M-14) and completed the Code of Conduct and Geneva Convention training. He was stationed at Fort Riley, Kansas, and received his honorable discharge in March of 1974.
He was an avid hunter and enjoyed playing golf.
He is survived by a sister, Alice Grunerud, a sister-in-law, Judy Sommerfeld, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Burial will be at Tampa Cemetery, Tampa, Kansas at a later date.