Donald Wayne "Chappy" Gover




FORT WORTH -- Donald Gover, 80, passed away Tuesday, July 12, 2016.

Donald was born in Fort Worth, graduating from Northside High School in 1954. He received degrees from
Baylor University, Southwestern Seminary, College of William and Mary and Princeton. Donald served as an associate pastor
at River Oaks Baptist Church and pastored First Baptist Church of Sturgis, S.D. prior to entering the U.S. Army as a chaplain.
Don served two tours of duty in Vietnam and retired in 1994 as a Colonel having completed over 27 years of active duty.

Survivors: Wife, Kathleen Gover; children, Gregory, Deborah, and Karen; granddaughter, Stella; brothers, Allen Gover and wife,
Jeri and Roy Gover and wife, Sue; other family members include, a niece, nephews, and cousins.


July 19 1:00 PM
University Christian Church-Main Chapel.
A reception will follow in the gallery of the Church
2720 S University Drive
Fort Worth TX US 76109

Graveside Service

July 20 10:00 AM
Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery
2000 Mountain Creek Pkwy
Dallas TX 75211

Mailing Address for “Chappy’s family

6716 E Park Drive
Fort Worth TX 76132

A bouquet of flowers has been ordered from “Boys of B Company 1/22nd 4th Infantry Division”.

from Garry Root




He was a Chaplain for 1-22 Infantry at the Battalion level.  He served his first tour there from January, 1968 to January, 1969. 
He also served a second tour and I believe it was in 1970 or 1971 but am not sure.
Jerry Benson


Chaplain Gover holding religious service in Vietnam

Photo from Garry Root




Chaplain Chappy Gover was active in B 1/22 Infantry reunions
over the years.


Chaplain Gover at B Company reunion 2011

Photo by Bill Hodder




Chaplain Gover at B Company reunion

Photo from Garry Root










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