James R. Chapple was born on 12-31-1937 in Johnstown, PA and passed away on 11-18-2018 in Omaha, NE. In 1959 James earned a B.A. in Business Administration from Penn State. He remained a life-long Penn State fan. He Studied at the NYU Graduate School of Business Administration. He was inducted into the Quarter Century Club at Merrill Lynch in 1984 and acquired Penn State Pioneer alumni status in 2009. He married H. Jean Kissell in 1959 (d. 1981) and they raised three children. He designed and built his own 7000 sq. ft. house in Leesburg, Va. He married Helen Stanton in 1984. They moved to Omaha in 2007 and became an active member of Trinity Episcopal Cathedral. Besides being an accomplished cook, Jim enjoyed golf, fly fishing and wood working. Preceded in death by wife, Helen Jean Chapple. Survived by wife, Helen Stanton Chapple; children, Alan Chapple, Evan (Holly) Chapple, Alison Lee; grandchildren, Griffin, Bennett, Meredith, Alex, Abby, Hannah, Riley, Elijah, Samuel and Grace Chapple, Jessica, Harrison and Daniel Lee.
Published on December 7, 2018