Ray “Fuzz” Chapman, Jr.

Class of 1957 / Inducted 1984 / Football

Raymond F. “Fuzz” Chapman, a dual-sport athlete in college, was inducted into the Emory & Henry Sports Hall of Fame in 1984 for his accomplishments as a football player.

Chapman lettered four years in both football and baseball and was named to All-Smoky Mountain Conference teams in both sports. As a senior, he was selected to the All-State Virginia Little 8 team. Chapman received a four-year honor award in both sports during his senior year.

Chapman majored in psychology and education at Emory & Henry College. He participated in student legislature and student judiciary, and was member of Phi Gamma Phi social fraternity.

Chapman went on to a career in education. He coached at Marion Senior High School and at Emory & Henry before relocating to Florida. There he was employed by St. Lucie County School Board for 11 years as the dean of students at Fort Pierce Central High School, where he also coached football, baseball, and golf for several years.

Born on December 18, 1933, Raymond F. Chapman, Jr. passed away at the age of 77 on September 24, 2011.