Age 73 passed away June 5, 2015 in Lansing. He was born September 14, 1941 in Montreal, Canada, to the late John and Rose Chapman.
Joe was a United States Air Force Veteran, and later went on to become the first Physicians Assistant in the State of Michigan.
He is survived by his wife of 18 years Jean Chapman, a sister Katherine Austin, a nephew Clayton, and numerous other nieces, nephews, cousins and, extended family.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers William and John, and a nephew Patrick.
The funeral for Joe will be 2:00 p.m. Thursday, June 11, 2015 at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel. A visitation will be 6:00-8:00 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Hospice House of Mid Michigan, or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.