TOMBALL, Texas – Richard (Dick) John Chapin, born May 13, 1940, in Chicago, Ill., passed away June 6, 2012, in Houston.
Richard was raised in Stillwater and graduated from Stillwater High School. His parents were Robert and Annabelle Chapin. After high school he joined the U.S. Army and served in Vietnam. He received two Purple Hearts, a Bronze Star and numerous other service medals.
Richard married Linda Sue Holder and they had two children. His career centered around medical sales.
Richard is survived by his wife, Linda; daughter Toni Soetebier and son Bruce (Theresa) Chapin; granddaughter Nicole (Mark) Woods, and grandson Christopher Chapin. He is also survived by the joys of his heart, great-grandchildren Kira and Owen Woods. He has a sister, Donna Chapin (Donald) Skinner.
Richard enjoyed golf, fishing, watching sports and playing cards.
Condolences and memorials will go to the Wounded Warrior Project. Send to Linda Chapin, 12018 Helene Court, Pinehurst, TX 77362