Nashville Bass Player Mike Chapman Dead At 63
June 17, 2016 at 8:41 AM (PT)
ALL ACCESS sends condolences to family and friends of NASHVILLE bass instrumentalist MIKE CHAPMAN who passed away on MONDAY, JUNE 13th. He was 63. CHAPMAN was inducted into the MUSICIANS HALL OF FAME on SUNDAY, JUNE 5th as part of the GARTH BROOKS band THE G MEN. He also recorded with LEANN RIMES, BROOKS & DUNN, GEORGE JONES, TRISHA YEARWOOD, COLLIN RAYE, DOUG STONE, JOE DIFFIE, and many more. CHAPMAN played bass on over 30 number one hits and on records that have sold more than 170 million copies.
He is survived by his wife CONNIE, sons LEE and CLINTON, daughter ALLISON, sister FAYE, and grandson WYATT. A celebration of life was held TODAY (6/17) at CHURCH OF THE CITY FRANKLIN located at 828 MURFREESBORO Road in FRANKLIN, TN. The celebration began at 2p (CT), and a private burial will be held MONDAY (6/20) in WILLIAMSON MEMORIAL GARDENS. Donations can be made in CHAPMAN's name to the MUSICIANS HALL OF FAME AND MUSEUM or to MEALS FOR HEALTH & HEALING.