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Clyde Wilson Chappell Sr.

April 11, 1930 ~ June 2, 2019 (age 89)
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Clyde Wilson Chappell Sr. 89 of Langeloth died on June 2nd, 2019 with his family by his side.

He was born on April 11th, 1930 in Bertha Mine, a son of the late Melvin and Minerva Ely Chappell.

Clyde attended Union High and continued on to become a Korean War veteran.

He worked for Climax Molybdenum in Langeloth and retired from Panhandle foods.

Clyde is survived by his wife of 59 years Lillian Shiel Chappell.

Clyde and Lillian had 3 children together, daughters Denise (Bud) Rumbaugh, Debra Strong (deceased), and son Clyde (Bonny) Chappell Jr.

Clyde is survived by Grandsons Dominic Abate, Thor Strong, Devon, Dylan and Logan Chappell, 3 great grandsons Trevor, Carter, and Mason Abate. 2 great granddaughters Jilian Abate and Scarlett Strong. 1 great- great granddaughter Kinsley Abate. 2 Brothers Arthur and Norman Chappell and Sister Dorothy Bartoletti of FL. along with numerous nieces and nephews.

Clyde enjoyed tinkering with cars throughout his life and keeping everyone’s car clean as well.

In addition to Clyde’s parents and daughter he is proceeded in death by his grandchildren Kenneth Abate, Eugene Strong, brothers Leroy, Ray, Pete, and Frank, and Sister Helen Harshey.

Friends and Family are welcome for visitation on Wednesday June 5th 6-8 pm at Young Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc. 23 Erie Mine Road Burgettstown 724- 947- 2049 Funeral service will be held Thursday, June 6th, 11 am at the Funeral Home. Interment to follow at Grandview Cemetery

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