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William Buchanan "Buck" Chapman Jr.
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William Buchanan "Buck" Chapman Jr., 23, of Dawsonville, died June 15, 2010.


A native of Forsyth County, he lived most of his life in Dawsonville. Mr. Chapman attended Dawson County High School and was employed by Secure U.S.A.


He was a member of Christ Fellowship Church, where he was a youth leader and was looking forward to the birth of his first child in December.


His father, William "Buck" Chapman, preceded him in death.


Survivors include his wife, Cindy Chapman of Dawsonville; mother, Nan Chapman Krusen of Dawsonville; sister, Misty Boyce of Dawsonville; brothers, Kurt Boyce of Dayton, Texas, Mike Boyce of Dawsonville, Rich Boyce of Wooster, Ohio; grandparents, Patricia and Richard Payne of Dallas, Ga., Grady Chapman of Ball Ground, Charlene LeMasters of Wellsburg, W.Va., Glola McCartney of Creston, Ohio; various other relatives also survive.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. June 19 at Christ Fellowship Church with the Pastor Ricky Stepp officiating. Interment followed in Lake Forest Memorial Park.


Bearden Funeral Home of Dawsonville was in charge of the arrangements.