He was preceded in death by his grandfather, James A. Thompson, and parents, Fred and Katheryn (Thompson) Springfield.
He is survived by his loving and devoted wife, Sherry Springfield; children and spouses, Melinda (Springfield) and Alvin Jr. Chapman of Raleigh, N.C., Kendra and Kendall Pickens of Calhoun, and Kacee and Belinda Smith of Adairsville; grandchildren, Kyle Chapman, Kelsey Chapman, Karys Pickens, Kellan Pickens and Kacedon Smith; and one uncle, James L. Thompson of Dalton.
Funeral services will be held Saturday at noon from the chapel of Shawn Chapman Funeral Home with the Rev. Clyde Painter and the Rev. Gordon Delashmit officiating.
Interment will follow in the Sumach Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday from 5 to 8 p.m.
Arrangements made with integrity by Shawn Chapman Funeral Home, Crematory and Monuments; www.shawnchapmanfh.com.