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Robert O. Chaplin

November 8, 1928 ~ February 8, 2020 (age 91)


Robert O. Chaplin, age 91, of Fort Walton Beach, FL, passed away Saturday, February 8, 2020.  He was born on November 8, 1928 in Lexington, VA to Raymond & Myrtle Chaplin.

Robert retired from the United States Air Force as a Senior Master Sergeant having served in the Korean Conflict.  He attended many reunions of his old bomber group.  Robert was an avid golfer, fisherman, and enjoyed going on cruises.  He was President of his community for multiple terms and thoroughly enjoyed the Florida Lifestyle.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, son, two brothers and a sister.

Survivors include a daughter, Mary Ann (Eddie) Morris; son, Ben (Louise) Gilmore; grandchildren, Chris (Katie) Gilmore, Courtney Chaplin and Bethany Morris; great grandchildren, Joanna, Lillian and Graham Gilmore.

In accordance with his wishes, he will be cremated with private services held at a later date.



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