Ronald was retired from Modine Manufacturing and attended Southland Baptist Temple. He served in the U.S. Air Force.
Ronald is survived by his wife, Judith Scoggins Chapman of Paducah; daughters, Shannon Tackett of Sedalia, and Ronda Chapman of Paducah; sons, John Chapman of Paducah, and Mark Chapman of Memphis, Tenn.; 5 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a grandson, Jordan Chapman; his parents James Thomas Chapman and Anna Kruelskie Chapman.
Graveside services with Military Honors were held November 2, at the Woodlawn Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Topper Council officiating.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Southland Baptist Temple Awana Program, 927 Yarbro Lane, Paducah, KY 42003.