Isaac ChappellJune 27, 1941 ~ September 15, 2021 (age 80)
Mr. Isaac Louis Chappell was born on June 27, 1941 in Kissimmee, FL, to the late Mr. Rudy and Mrs. Lillie Chappell. In 1972, he met the love of his life – Louise Owens, and in 1979, the two wed and to their union were born four daughters. He was a long-term resident of Kissimmee but moved to Orlando in 1980. Mr. Chappell was employed as a cement finisher, a carpenter, and was even a member of a musical band called The Chappell Band where he played the drums. Bro. Chappell was a member of St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church in Kissimmee, FL, but after moving to Orlando, he became a member of Mt. Sinai Seventh-Day Adventist Church where he remained a member for over 40 years. He served as a Deacon for nearly 20 years and as a security officer during large church events. Bro. Chappell also tended to many of the church’s needs in the capacity of custodian/maintenance and also served as a custodian for the church’s school next door. He enjoyed doing missionary work by passing out spiritual tracts while telling others about Jesus as well as giving to the homeless whenever possible. In his spare time, Isaac loved to fish, make home-made churned ice cream, and was a great cook; especially when cooking his fried fish! For many years, he and Louise enjoyed travelling to different places. Mr. Chappell truly loved and enjoyed spending quality time with his children, grandchildren, and greatgrandchildren when they visited from out-of-town. Isaac was proceeded in death by his six brothers – Percy Hawkins, William Chappell, Rudolph Chappell, Alton Chappell, Dennis Chappell, and Leonard Chappell; his three sisters – Mary Edith (Van) Anderson, Vitar Watson, and Rosita Powell, all of Kissimmee, FL; and his son – Charles Thomas, Sr., of Orlando, FL. Mr. Isaac Louis Chappell leaves to cherish fond memories of him to his loving wife of 42 years, Louise Chappell; his two son – Eferin Chappell and Robert Thomas, Jr., both of Kissimmee, FL; his four daughters – Messalina Chappell of Orlando, FL, Bernadetta (Bernard) Capers of Daytona Beach, FL, Evelyn (Derrick) Coleman, and Iza (Sydney) Jackson, both of Orlando, FL; 18 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, he had seven sister-in-laws – Betty Chappell, Ruby Nell Owens, Carolyn (Willie) Robinson, all of Kissimmee, FL, Susie Owens, Etta (Ernest) Blair, and Janice (Horace) Cannady, all of Orlando, FL; nine brother-in-laws – Vincent Watson of Kissimmee, FL, Arthur (Betty) Dent, Collis Owens, Napoleon Owens, Ricky (Patricia) Owens, all of Kissimmee, FL, Lee (Darlene) Owens of Orlando, FL, Edward Owens, Roger Owens of Kissimmee, Fl, and Warren Owens, Sr., of Orlando, FL, and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends.