Roney Cornelius Chappell

June 15, 1953 ~ October 20, 2021 (age 68)


Roney Cornelius Chappell, 68, passed away Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at FirstHealth Hospice in Pinehurst.

A Celebration of Life service will be held Saturday, October 30, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at Bethel Baptist Church in Mt. Gilead, officiated by Rev. Tony Hancox. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, face masks are recommended and please practice social distancing.  

Born June 15, 1953 in Montgomery County, he was a son of the late Elisha Wiley and Dorothy Kiger Chappell. Roney was a member of Bethel Baptist Church and had been employed with McRae Industries for many years.

Roney is survived by his wife of 49 years, Judith Wright Chappell of the home; sons, Avery Chappell-Walkwitz (Daniel) of Madison, WI and Matthew Elisha Chappell of Troy; brothers, Rev. Ricky Chappell of Sanford and Jimmy Chappell (Barbara) of Candor; sister, Deloris Morse (Harold) of Mt. Gilead; and two grandchildren, Allanah Chappell and Emalynn Walkwitz. He is preceded in death by his brothers, William Thomas “Tommy” Chappell, Tony Chappell, and J.C. Chappell and his sister, Marie Mauldin.

Bumgarner Family Funeral Service is serving the family.

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Celebration of Life
October 30, 2021

11:00 AM
Bethel Baptist Church
590 Hydro Rd.
Mt. Gilead, NC 27306

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