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Mark Eugene Chapman, Sr.

1964 - 2021

Tifton, Ga.


Mr. Mark Eugene Chapman, Sr. died Sunday, April 11, 2021 at his residence in Tifton.  

There will be no formal services held.

Mr. Chapman was born in Tifton on January 21, 1964 in Tifton to the late Tom Chapman and Carolee Gonser Chapman.   Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Kathy Chapman, and his two brothers, Tommy Chapman and Lee Chapman.  He had lived all of his life in Tifton and was a graduate of Tift County High School.  Gene was the owner of Automotive Services, Inc. since 1998.  He was an innovative thinker and he had invented several things such as the "Yard Jack" which was a useful car jack.  Gene thought through schematics of robots. He enjoyed building things and constructed his own tow truck.  In 1996, he appeared on "The Leeza Show."  The show was about the world's most dangerous jobs.  

Gene loved his country and his family very much, especially his grandchildren.

He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law Mark and Brittany Chapman of Tifton, his two grandchildren, Carson Chapman, Arianna Chapman, his three nieces, Candy Hendley, Misty Chapman-Meyer, and Theresa Chapman along with his former wife, Melissa Chapman.

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Jody Harrell Scarberry

April 14, 2021 7:39 AM

My thoughts and prayers go out to the family during the loss of Gene.  He was a very nice person.

Jody Harrell Scarberry

Margaret L. Brown

April 13, 2021 11:03 PM

With Deepest Sympathy to the Chapman family. We are sorry for your loss. Our classmate will be truly missed. May God give you strength, comfort and peace during this difficult time. The Tift County High School Class of 1982.

Sheryl Purvis

April 13, 2021 11:47 AM

Sheryl Purvis

April 13, 2021 11:46 AM

RIP Gene!! Will be praying for the family!!

Lamar Walker

April 13, 2021 7:56 AM

I went to high school with Gene back in the early 80’s. He was a great guy that would help you in any way, especially when it came to cars and trucks. Prayers for the family.

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