James Edward Chaffin Jr.

James Edward Chaffin Jr.

Birth
Greenwood County, South Carolina, USA
Death 20 Jun 2008 (aged 61)
South Carolina, USA
Burial West Columbia, Lexington County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 114873012 · View Source
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WEST COLUMBIA—James Edward Chaffin, Jr., passed away Friday, June 20, 2008. He was born on March 28, 1947 in Greenwood to Lucille Getsinger Chaffin and James Edward Chaffin.

He served in the U.S. Navy from 1967 to 1971 and was stationed at Cam Ranh Bay in the Republic of Vietnam. He was a founding member of the South Carolina Vietnam Veterans and Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 303, and he was a member of American Legion Post #6. He was instrumental in the design and construction of the S.C. Vietnam Veterans Memorial and in the creation of Memorial Park in Columbia, SC.

He graduated from the University of South Carolina in 1974 and from the USC School of Law in 1978. He practiced as an Attorney for the State of South Carolina and most recently was engaged in private practice. He was a member of Mt. Hebron United Methodist Church.

Services will be held at 4 p.m. Monday, June 23, 2008 in the Chapel of Thompson Funeral Home of West Columbia. Officiating will be Rev. Kenneth Barwick and Rev. Larry Hays. Burial will follow in Mt. Hebron United Methodist Church Cemetery with military honors.


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  • Created by: jujulynne
  • Added: 3 Aug 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial 114873012
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Edward Chaffin Jr. (28 Mar 1947–20 Jun 2008), Find a Grave Memorial no. 114873012, citing Mount Hebron United Methodist Church, West Columbia, Lexington County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by jujulynne (contributor 47732910) .