|Birth: ||Mar. 23, 1905|
South Carolina, USA
|Death: ||Mar. 4, 1998|
Called Richard. Son of Richard William CHAPLIN, II. Married in Muscogee County, Georgia, to Martha Lena LAND.
"Columbus // Richard William CHAPLIN, III // Richard William CHAPLIN, III, 92, of Columbus, died Wednesday, March 4, 1998 in Charleston, SC. // Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, with Reverend Jimmy COOK officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery, according to Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, Columbus. // Mr. CHAPLIN was born May 21, 1905 in Charleston, SC, son of the late Richard William CHAPLIN, Jr., and Lavania CHARTRAND CHAPLIN. He had lived in Columbus since 1928 and was the Owner and Operator of several dry cleaning businesses in Columbus. He taught school in Muscogee County for 19 years [including serving as headmaster of the Beallwood Grammar School during the 1930s] and one year in Manchester, GA. He pastored several churches in Columbus and was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church and a 32nd Degree Mason. // Survivors include his wife, Martha Lena LAND CHAPLIN; two sons, Richard William CHAPLIN, IV of Charleston, SC, and David CHAPLIN of Columbus; a daughter, Mrs. Warren K. SCOVILLE, Sr., of Griffin, GA; a brother, Eugene J. CHAPLIN of Ramtowles, SC; a sister, Margarita CHARTRAND of Ramtowles; eight grandchildren and four great grandchildren."
[Undated clipping from the Columbus (GA) Ledger-Enquirer newspaper.]
Martha Lena Land Chaplin (1911 - 2002)
Double Churches Cemetery
Created by: John Mallory Land
Record added: Nov 05, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16470470