Charles Aaron Chappell

Born: Wed., Jul. 12, 1939
Died: Sun., Mar. 18, 2012

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Charles Aaron Chappell, age 72, of Greensboro, Georgia, died Sunday, March 18, 2012 at St. Mary''s Good Samaritan Hospital in Greensboro. A lifelong resident of Greene County, Charles was born July 12, 1939 to the late Charles Leroy "Roy" Chappell and Zadelle Edmonds Chappell. He attended Greensboro High School and then enlisted in the United States Army serving his country during the Cuban Crisis and the Berlin Crisis. He married the former Rita Merritt of Greensboro who preceded him in death. Charles was the owner and operator of Chappell Trucking. He enjoyed riding his motorcycle and working on trucks. He was also an avid bird hunter.

He is survived by a brother, Harold Chappell of Byron, GA; a niece, Judy Wellman and husband Rob of Kathlene, GA; a nephew, Jason Chappell and wife Kelly of Warner Robins, GA; a great niece and nephew, Katelyn Chappell and Cody Chappell; and a very good friend, Ann Worthen Hunt of Union Point, GA; and many other friends.

Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at McCommons Chapel with Rev. Wayne Usry officiating. Interment will follow at Greenview Cemetery, Memorial Drive, Greensboro, GA 30642. Serving as pallbearers are Kenny Silvey, Doug Askew, Keith James, Larry Cannon, Darrell Padgett and Tim Davison. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday night at the funeral home. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register.

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Kent & Melinda Walker
   Posted Mon March 19, 2012
Our deepest sympathy.

Pam Sapp
   Posted Mon March 19, 2012
Mr. Charles was a one of a kind. There will surely never be another one like him. He always had a laugh to share! He loved to work and loved life. "But, anyway. . ." will always be remembered! We were blessed to call him "friend".

Jimmy Channell
   Posted Mon March 19, 2012
My deepest sympathies....

Linda Brook McLeroy
   Posted Mon March 19, 2012
Pop, We were very sorry to hear of Charles's passing..No matter how long it'd been since we'd run into each other,he was always the we'd all just talked the day before.. God Bless You All, Pierce & Linda

Robert & Annette Dowdy
   Posted Mon March 19, 2012
Our deepest sympathy to the family.

Herb & Jan Thurmond
   Posted Mon March 19, 2012
Shocking! Charles was very good to Herb and I and recently volunteered and helped us with a project for a neighbor. Always a hard worker! He will be missed!

Lester Bryan
   Posted Tue March 20, 2012
Sorry for your loss. Sympathy and prayers for the family.

Corbett and Patsy O''Neal
   Posted Tue March 20, 2012
We're so sorry to hear that Bo is gone. We love you all and are thinking of you. JG

Emmett and Shirley Caldwell
   Posted Tue March 20, 2012
Harold and Family: Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you during this time and in the days and weeks to come.

george & marsha cannon
   Posted Tue March 20, 2012
Our sympathy to the family.

Betty O Jordan
   Posted Tue March 20, 2012
With Deepest Sympathy from a former Classmate.

Harold & LIsa Batchelor
   Posted Tue March 20, 2012
We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family during this difficult time.

Joel & Kim Gunn
   Posted Tue March 20, 2012
I was so sorry to hear about Charles. He has been a lifelong friend of the family. He will be greatly missed. You all are in our prayers.

Donna Hulsey Merritt and Terry Merritt
   Posted Tue March 20, 2012
Our deepest sympathies to the family. I always liked talking to Charles. He will be missed.

Bobbi Cantrell Ramos & family
   Posted Tue March 20, 2012
May all of our fond memories bring comfort during this time. He will be missed.

Carolyn Taylor
   Posted Wed March 21, 2012
Harold, I was so sorry to hear of Charles' death. Also sorry that I could not be there. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Love, Carolyn