Saturday August 15, 2015
Seaman E3 Jimmie J. Chappell - US Navy Korean War Era Veteran Susanville, CA
The Patriot Guard Riders having been invited by the family of fallen US Navy Veteran, Seaman E- 3 Jimmie J. Chappell, to stand and honor during his Interment Service at the Diamond Crest Cemetery, Susanville, CA. Seaman E- 3 Jimmie J. Chappell served his country proudly from 9 Jan 1951 to 16 Nov 1954.
Seaman E- 3 Jimmie J. Chappell entered the US Navy and served aboard the USS Benham - DD796, a Fletcher Class Destroyer. Seaman E- 3 Jimmie J. Chappell served off the east coast of the US and off the coast of Europe, porting in over twenty different countries. Seaman E- 3 Jimmie J. Chappell received the following medals and Awards: Navy Occupation Service Medal (European Clasp) - National Defense Service Medal.
Upon his Honorable discharge from the US Navy, Seaman E- 3 Jimmie J. Chappell returned home to Lassen County where he went to work at the Sierra Army Depot, retiring as an Ammunition Inspector Supervisor with 40 years of service.
Seaman E- 3 Jimmie J. Chappell was a proud US Navy Veteran. Because of his love of life, his sense of humor and his love for his family, he will be missed by many.
began at approximately 1100hrs, at the Diamond Crest Cemetery, off of Law Drive and Diamond Crest Road, Susanville, CA .
Rest in Peace... Your Mission is complete...
RC– Rick “Taildragger” Schultz
ARC - Blake "Burnout"