Jason Edward (Ed) Chapman was born on August 27, 1951 in Aiken, South Carolina to Jason (Buck) and Margaret (Towe) Chapman. While still a small child his parents moved to Vallejo, CA so his father could work for Wilson Cornelius Ford. Ed is survived by his wife Ava (Sadler) Chapman, brother Byron Chapman, daughter Mona (Cowen) McBride (Robin) , son Jason Chapman, granddaughter Nikki (Botonis) Kahollua (Justin), grandson Allen McBride and great grandsons Boston and Autzen Kahollua. As well as close friends Earl and Nancy (Peck) Kratzer. Ed graduated from Hogan High School in Vallejo, CA in 1969. He subsequently worked for the Navy at Mare Island, CA and for the Veterans Administation. Ed and Ava moved to Allyn, WA (to be near friends Earl & Nancy) in 2006 and were married that same year. No service is scheduled at this time. In lieu of flowers the family requests that a donation be made to your local cancer society chapter.