Edgar M. Chappell, 71, died Monday Monday at Jewish Hospital. He was a native of Monroe County, a retired employee of the American Synthetic Rubber Corp. and a Navy veteran of World War II. Survivors: a sister, Minnie Chappell, Chappell, and friends Lois Chappell and Wes Star, both of whom cared for him. Memorial service: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Owen, 5317 Dixie Highway. Highway. He donated his body to the University University of Louisville School of Medicine. Medicine. Visitation: after 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Memorial gifts: American Lung Association. Association.