FRANCIS CHAPMAN SR. Francis P. "Chappie," Chapman Sr., 91, of Las Vegas, passed away March 20, 2013. He was born Jan. 11, 1922, in Tryon, N.C. A proud World War II veteran and member of the 305th Bomb Group, he flew 33 missions. A 60-year resident of Las Vegas, he excelled as a career carpenter and sports wagering expert. He was preceded in death by his son, Phillip. He is survived by his daughter, Judy Barringer; son, Francis Jr.; five grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Services will be at 8:40 a.m. Monday, April 8, at Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 1900 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Boulder City. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Disabled American Veterans in Francis' name.