We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Chapman Funeral Home
Buddy (Pop) Bateman, age 72 of Clarksville, passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by his wife and daughter on Thursday, July 14, 2022 after a long battle with cancer. Buddy was born August 2, 1949 in New Albany, IN. to mother Rachel Bateman and father Oscar Bateman. Buddy was a graduate of New Albany High School. He worked as a battery service tech for Cardinal Carryor of Louisville. He loved racing motorcycles,cars, shows and drag racing his '57 Chevy. He took great pride in being a pop to his two grandkids.
He is survived by his wife of 35 years Connie Nelson Bateman, daughter, Tiffney Smith (Tim), two grandchildren, Nolan and Weston Smith, brother-in-laws, Fred (Mary) Smith and Robert Smith, cousin, Darlene Bishop, and two half sisters, Jackie and Joyce Goforth.
A memorial visitation will be held on Monday, July 25, 2022 from 5:00 to 7:30 P.M. with a memorial service at 7:30 P.M. at Chapman Funeral Home, 431 West Harrison Ave., Clarksville, Indiana.