John Douglas Chappell, 84, of Martinsville passed away Sunday, March 23, 2014 at Snow's Sandwich Shop, which he owned and operated for more than 30 years. Doug was born January 6, 1930 to the late Roy Chappell and Addie Self Chappell. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Polly Clark and two brothers, James and Carey Chappell.
Doug is survived by his wife of 63 years, Hilde K. Chappell, his two daughters, Linda McCorkindale and Angela Wampler; and his son Paul Chappell. He is also survived by 7 grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Doug was an Army Veteran and served in Germany during WWII. He was an avid golfer and political advisor to all of his beloved family and friends at Snow's Sandwich Shop. He was a Mason at the Piedmont Masonic Lodge No. 152.
A Celebration of Life memorial service will be held on Sunday, March 30, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. at Snows Sandwich Shop.
In lieu of flowers the family request memorials be made to the Piedmont Mason Lodge #152, P.O. Box Martinsville, VA.
McKee-Stone Funeral Home in Martinsville is serving the family of Mr. Chappell.