Hugh Edward “Eddie” Chappelear, Jr, 49, of Ashville, North Carolina passed away peacefully on Friday, August 13, 2021, at Mission Hospital in Ashville, North Carolina surrounded by his loving family after a sudden illness.
Eddie was born on September 17, 1971, to Hugh E. and Elizabeth Dudley Chappelear in Bennettsville, SC. The youngest of four children and the only boy meant that he was a true blessing from God. While we mourn his passing, we are able to rejoice that others will enjoy fuller lives due to his selfless donation. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, photography, mountain biking, 4 wheeling, tubing, cooking, and spending time with family.
Eddie is survived by his parents listed above. He is also survived by his daughter, Elizabeth Chappelear of Charlotte, NC; sisters, Donna O’Dwyer of Tavares, FL, Cindy Wright of Charlotte, NC, Rebecca (Jeff) Sprayberry of Bennettsville, SC; nephew, Josh Wright of Indian Trail, NC; nieces, Brittany Sprayberry of Gastonia, NC, and Chelsea Sprayberry of Wentworth, NC; great-nieces, Lucy and Becca; great-nephews, Mattox and Brady. Eddie is also survived by his special friend, Kim Kendall of Charlotte, NC, and his faithful canine companion Sadie.
Eddie was preceded in death by his brother-in-law Jim O’Dwyer.
A Funeral service will be held 11:00 AM on Tuesday, August 17, 2021, at Burroughs Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Park. A visitation will be held just prior to the service from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM at Burroughs Funeral Home.
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