Alvin Doyle Chapman, beloved father, grandfather, great-grandfather and uncle, passed away at his home in La Barge Wyoming on December 27, 2021 at the age of 97. Al was born in Goshen Utah August 21, 1924, and graduated from Payson High School, Payson Utah.
After graduation, Al joined the army and served in the 31st Coast Artillery Battalion during World War II. From 1943 to 1946, Al fought in the Pacific for the liberation of the Philippines and New Guinea receiving the Asiatic Pacific Service Medal, the Good Conduct Medal, the World Was II Victory Medal and the Philippine Liberation Service Medal with a Bronze Star. During his three years in the service, he rose to the rank of First Sergeant and was honorably discharged in 1946.
In addition to the great love he had for his family, loved fishing and hunting. He loved and was well-loved by all the members of his community. La Barge, Wyoming.
Al was preceded in death by the love of his life, his wife Agnes Pigeon Chapman. He was preceded in death by his mother and father, two brothers, two sisters, and his son, Francis Doyle Chapman (Bud).
He is survived by his daughter, Patricia Lee Chapman, and his son, Calvin Ray Chapman, ten grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
There was a celebration of his life on Saturday, January 8, 2022 in La Barge at the L.D.S. Chapel. Graveside services with Military Honors was held at Viola Cemetery, La Barge Wyoming