State Senator Kyle McCarter brought forth a resolution in the Illinois Senate recently, to honor former First National Bank President and community leader Ernie Chappel, who passed away earlier this year. Senator McCarter presented the resolution to Ernie’s widow, Tammy, in McCarter’s Vandalia office today. (the resolution can be found here http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/100/SR/10000SR0120.htm
Senate McCarter says he was very proud to bring forth this resolution for someone that touched so many lives.
Ernie Chappel passed away at the age of 66 on January 25th, after battling cancer for well over a year.