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Norwood Chapman, Jr. departed this life on Thursday October 16, 2020 at the age of 79. Beloved husband of Elaine Cato Chapman; Son of the late Norwood Chapman, Sr. and Roxie Matthews Chapman; Loving father of Deanna Chapman Granger(George) and Dr. Nicole Chapman Griffin; Brother of Lemmie Chapman Sr., Elnora Chapman Moore, Foxie Chapman Gray, William Henry Chapman(Georgiana), Gladys Chapman Edwards(Joe), the late Emerson Chapman, Lillie Mae Simmons, Pearl Chapman Howard, Annie Bee Chapman Jackson, James Chapman, Leroy Chapman, Sr., Floyd Chapman, Zebulum Chapman, Willie Williams and Carrie Williams. He leaves to cherish his memory 4 grandchildren; Delecia Morrow, Tiara Sceau, DeShawn Griffin and Devon Griffin along with a host of nieces and nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. Norwood had a bright and energetic spirit and loved taking care of his family. He touched many lives with his cheerful attitude and passion for life."
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend a 9:00 AM Graveside Service on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, 4000 Norman Mayer Ave, New Orleans, LA 70122. MASKS are required to attend the service. Arrangements by D.W. Rhodes Funeral Home. Please visit to sign the online guestbook, share memories and condolences to the family.