Mr. Dhirajlal Chapatwala

Published 12:00 am Friday, April 10, 2009

Mr. Dhirajlal T. Chapatwala, 85, a resident of Selma, AL, died Wednesday morning April 8, 2009, at Vaughan Regional Medical Center after a brief illness. Funeral services will be held at Brookside Crematory, 3360 Brookside Drive, Millbrook, AL 36054 on Saturday, April 11, 2009 at 1:00 pm. Cremation will follow at Brookside Crematory.
Mr. Chapatwala was a textile engineer for 35 years in India and Mosul, Iraq. He had lived in Selma since 1987 with his oldest surviving son Dr. Kirit D. (Sherry) Chapatwala. He was preceded in death by his wife Hansben D. Chapatwala, who died on February 23, 2002, after having been a longtime resident of Selma.
Mr. Chapatwala is also survived by two sisters in India and another son Mukesh D. (Kamini) Chapatwala of Atlantic City, NJ; five grandchildren, Mansi (Vikram) Randeri of Gainesville, VA, Heather (Brian) Sloss of Dallas, TX, Krishna (Yeg-nesh) Kikageneshwala of Cincinnati, OH, Kendra (Adam) Outlaw of Fairfax, VA, Marah K. Chapatwala of Selma; a great-grandchild, Rishi Randeri; and many nieces and nephews.