Chapel Felder

May 1, 1950 ~ January 17, 2021 (age 70)


Chapel Felder was born on April 1, 1950  to German Felder, Sr. and Viola Hammett-Felder in Clarendon County, Davis Station,  South Carolina. He entered eternal rest on January 17, 2021.

Graveside Service will be held Saturday, January 30, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. at Green Hill Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery, Alcolu, South Carolina.  Reverend Delbert Singleton, Jr. Pastor and Eulogist.  A public viewing will be held Friday, January 29, 2021 at Ephriam D. Stephens Funeral Home Chapel from 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 

He attended the Public Schools of Clarendon County and received his High School Diploma with the Peace Corps or Job Corps. He was employed as a farmer  on a farm in Tabor, GMC  Corporation in Baltimore, Maryland for  many years and a Truck Driver, and worked  with Ford Motor Company.

He was a member of Green Hill Missionary Baptist Church and served under the leadership of Reverend Delbert H. Singleton, Jr.

Chapel was a very sociable person. He loved talking about his job in Baltimore. He loved talking about the place where he lived. He loved driving cars, but most of all, he loved going to church. He would be to church and on time. He just loved talking to people.

He was preceded in death by three sisters, Mary M. Felder Harrison, Hattie B. Felder and Ethel R. Felder Young; three brothers, John A. Felder, German Felder, Jr. and Moses Lee Green.

He leaves to cherish his memories, his companion of many years, Mary Raye; his step chidren, Skia Raye, Parntica West, Jeffery Raye, Matthew West and Jarvis West; sisters, Hester M. Way of Alcolu, South Carolina, Louvenia Felder of Sumter, South Carolina  and Ruth A. Felder of Bridgeport, Connecticut; cousins reared as siblings, Evelyn Green of Sumter, South Carolina, Willie L. (Ernestine) Green of Alcolu, South Carolina, Clyde (Veria) Green of Aberdeen, North Carolina and Richard (Linda) Green, III of Sumter, South Carolina; aunt, Susan Wilson of Johnsonville, South Carolina; one brother-in-law, Moses Harrison of Alcolu, South Carolina and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.


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January 29, 2021

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Ephriam D. Stephens Funeral Home
230 Lafayette Drive, PO Box 1306
Sumter, SC 29151

Graveside Service
January 30, 2021

1:00 PM
Green Hill Missionary Baptist Church
1260 Green Hill Road
Acolu, SC 29001

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