Dean A. Chappell, 82, of Lee's Summit, died Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012, at his home.
Graveside services will he held at 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 20, at Rehoboth Cemetery in Slater with Rev. Terry Sandwith officiating. Memorials are suggested to Rehoboth Cemetery or New Prospect Baptist Church in care of Weiker Funeral Home in Slater.
Born Sept. 9, 1929, in Kansas City, he was the son of the late Dean J. and Anna Belle Shepard Chappell. On May 25, 1968, in Slater, he married Nancy Norvell, who survives of the home. He was a member of Grandview Baptist Church in Grandview. He was a retired civil engineer at Richards Gebaur Air Force Base and later owned and operated with his wife Colony Decorating Center in Grandview for 20 years until his retirement.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a sister, Charleen Liebeck of Oak Harbor, Wash.