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Roderick Price Chappell / April 30, 2018

Roderick Price “Pete” Chappell of Craddock Street, Halifax died Friday, April 27, 2018 at Sentara Woodview Nursing Home at the age of 82. Born in Halifax County on June 10, 1935, he was the son of the late Robert Chappell Sr. and the late Nannie Bell Rutledge and was married to Nannie Sue Cole Chappell for 46 years.

Pete was a member and choir member of Revelation Baptist Church. He was employed at JP Stevens for 35 years as a supervisor and later as a dump truck driver with AE Morris Trucking.

He was an avid golfer and loved being outside and working in his yard.

In addition to his wife, Nannie Sue, he is survived by daughters, Patricia Herring and husband, Patrick of Goldsboro, N.C., and Annette Wells and husband, Patrick of Goldsboro, N.C.; son, Fred Cox and wife, Nina of Richmond; sister, Ann Horton of Vernon Hill; sister- in-law, Nancy Chappell of Vernon Hill; 3 grandchildren, Jamie Cox, Megan Blake, Nikki Wells; 4 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Jackie Chappell and Robert Chappell Jr.; and a brother in law, Larry Horton.

Graveside services were held Sunday, April 29, at 3 p.m at Pleasant Grove Christian Church Cemetery with Rev. Kenny Dunn officiating. The family will be receiving friends at the home, 129 Craddock Street, Halifax.

Those wishing to give memorials please consider Halifax County Cancer Association, PO Box 1891, Halifax, VA 24558.

Online condolences may be made at

The family is being served by Brooks Lyon Funeral and Cremation Services.

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