Richard Chapman

Obituary
  • "Dearest Richard - you were the best - thank-you for saving..."
    - David, Jenny & Banjo Bailey
  • "I first met you on an endurance ride in 1988, your cheeky..."
    - lee Shoesmith
  • "You are missed dear Richard. Always a reliable source of..."
    - Wendy Bushell
  • "Richard, what a wonderful vet, thankyou for teaching me so..."
    - Caroline Stinson
  • "My heart goes out to the family of such a wonderful man!..."
    - Alison Carter



Dr Richard Hereward Chapman
9 August 1935 - 14 May 2017

Veterinarian and raconteur,
died in his sleep.

Richard enriched the lives of many people - through his friendship and through the dedication, generosity and compassion he showed in caring for their animals. He had a gift for love and laughter and friendship and our world will be duller without him. Richard will be greatly missed by everyone who loved him - his family, his many friends and clients and the animals whose suffering he eased.

In accordance with Richard's wishes,
he was privately cremated.

A celebration of Richard's life will be
held in a few week's time.

In lieu of flowers, donations to
Guide Dogs Australia would be appreciated.



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Published in The Canberra Times on May 20, 2017
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