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Bruce Leon Chappell

October 25, 1950 ~ February 23, 2024 (age 73) 73 Years Old
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Bruce Chappell Obituary

Bruce L. Chappell, 73, although he lived in many places, he would always come back home to Sheridan; he passed away on February 23, 2024. 

He was born to the late Wayne Chappell and Doris (Baird) Stultz on October 25, 1950, in Noblesville, Indiana. Bruce graduated from Sheridan High School, Class of 1969. Bruce was then called to serve in the United States Airforce during the Vietnam War, at the time he was honorably discharge, he proudly served for nine years.  

When he returned home, he worked for Indianapolis Airport for a while before moving to Florida. After living in Florida for a while he decided he wanted to return home to Sheridan, and he worked as a general laborer. 

Bruce liked to work with his hands, and he loved cars and motorcycles, he enjoyed building model cars, and he also quickly became a good mechanic, he would look forward to working on his vehicles, Bruce also like to work on motorcycles and in his younger years he and of group of friends would go to the track and race motorcycles. 

Bruce never met a stranger and was friendly to anyone that crossed his path, he enjoyed having conversations with people.  

Bruce was a member of the American Legion Post 67, where he would go to visit with friends and share stories of his military life. 

Bruce leaves behind his children Shauna Harker, Dustin (Tanya) Storms, Melissa (Gabriel) Chappell-Negron, and Nichole (EJ) Chappell. He was a proud grandfather to 8 and a great grandfather to 4. He also leaves behind his sister Roberta “Bobbi Jo” (Jeff) Stultz-Raines-Sowders, and his brother Jeffrey Scott Stultz, His aunt Norma Hobson, along with his two uncles Ralph “Jack” Baird, and Don Baird and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. 

A calling will be held on Tuesday March 5, 2024, from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at Fisher Family Funeral Services located at 508 E. 6th St. Sheridan, Indiana 46069 with Military Honors at 12:30 pm. 

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Legion Post 67 406 E. 10th St. Sheridan, Indiana 46069. 

Everyone is invited to sign the online guestbook, leave a condolence, or share a memory at 

Fisher Family Funeral Services is honored to serve the Chappell Family. 





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March 5, 2024

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Fisher Family Funeral Services (Sheridan)

Military Honors
March 5, 2024

12:30 PM
Fisher Family Funeral Services
508 E. 6th
Sheridan, IN 46069


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