William Johnstone Chapel, 68, died on June 8, 2018 in Stillwater, Oklahoma. His funeral service will be 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at the First Presbyterian Church in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Interment will follow at Fairlawn Cemetery. Strode Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
He was born on November 23, 1949 to Raymond Eugene Chapel and Mary Louise Johnstone in Stillwater, Oklahoma.
He attended Stillwater High School and went on to receive a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Oklahoma State University. William later received a Master’s degree in Accounting from Oklahoma University.
Bill was an active OSU Alumni and an avid supporter. His favorite past time was cheering on the Cowboys.
Bill had a love of history and was a military history buff. He enjoyed being outdoors, playing golf, caring for his yard, and doing projects around the house. He was an early adopter of technology and loved spending time tinkering with computers and gadgets. He was a master at the grill and enjoyed sharing his passion with family and friends. Most of all, he loved his family. His grandsons were his pride and joy, he enjoyed having some boys added to the family.
He is preceded in death by his parents; and his brother, Terry Chapel.
He is survived by his two daughters, Meridith Chapel Brewer and her husband, Todd, of Dallas, Texas and Ashley Chapel Sanford and her husband, Mark, of Edmond, Oklahoma; three grandchildren, Harrison Beck Brewer, Preston Henry Brewer, and Hudson Beau Sanford; one brother, Robert Chapel and his wife, MaryAnn, of Dallas, Texas.
Memorial contributions may be made in his name to the OSU Foundation: Accounting Department.
Condolences may be emailed to the family and an online obituary may be viewed by visiting www.strodefh.com