Brian was born Jan. 28, 1971 in Paducah to James David and Paula D. Qualls Chapman.
He was a member of Brookport Church of God. He enjoyed fishing, camping and spending time with his family and friends. He was employed by Three Rivers Machine in Ledbetter, Ky. for several years.
Brian is survived by his daughter, Candace Grant of Metropolis; his parents, James and Paula Chapman of Metropolis; his sister and brother-in-law, Lori and Mike Bruce of Metropolis; niece and nephew, Kirsten and Keegan Bruce of Metropolis; maternal grandmother, Joyce Howell of Metropolis; and maternal grandfather, Bobby Qualls and wife Laura of McClure. He is also survived by several aunts, uncles, cousins, many friends and his faithful companion “Tucker.”
He was preceded in death by paternal grandparents, Herschel “Blackie” and Eva Lee Chapman.
Funeral service was held Friday at Brookport Church of God with Rev. Charles Tate officiating. Interment will follow at Otterbien Cemetery in Pope County. Pallbearers were Justin Cameron, David Wright, Jamie Wright, Bobby Morehead, Chris Johnston, Eddie Baird, Tim Odle and Richie Austin.
Memorials may be made to the Brookport Church of God.
Pyle Funeral Home in Johnston City was in charge of arrangements.