Perry Chappell, 74, was beloved husband of Judith (Anton) of Keizer; father of Mark of Frederick, Md. and Matt of Keizer; and grandfather of three granddaughters of Frederick, Md.
Born in Springfield, Mo. and raised in Southern California, Perry excelled in music in Hollywood, playing in some top bands and taught music theory.
He married Judy in 1962. He was preceded in death by his father, mother, two sisters and one brother.
Perry entered law enforcement in 1975 working in Petersburg, Alaska. He later moved to Bend and settled in Keizer in 1992.
Perry visited numerous nursing homes with his son Matt, playing the piano and singing to the residents. He suffered several major medical conditions but always kept his joy and smile. He went to be with his Lord. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
A Celebration of Life was held at New Harvest Church in Salem on Aug. 6, 2013.
Arrangements were by Keizer Funeral Chapel.