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Ronald D. Chapin

January 13, 1939 ~ April 28, 2021 (age 82)

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Ronald D. Chapin, 82, of Huntington, passed away on Wednesday, April 28, 2021, at his residence. 
Ronald was born on January 13, 1939, in Huntington, IN, to Merle and Mabel (Bowman) Chapin. His parents preceded him in death.  He married Sheila Dillon on November 14, 1959. She survives and resides in Huntington. 

Ronald graduated from Huntington High School in 1958. He was a sheet metal worker for many years at International Union #20, Indianapolis.  He enjoyed golf, boating on Lake Erie for 23 years, gardening and traveling with his wife.

 In addition to his wife, he is survived by one son, Michael Chapin, New Haven, IN; two daughters, Julie (James Michael) Ferwerda, Roanoke; Amy (Steven) Saxton, New Haven, IN; one brother, Dennis (Connie) Chapin, Huntington;               
7 grandchildren, Jessica (Michael) Fraser, Michael (Michelle) Saxton, Zachary Simmons, Ashley Chapin, Heather (Aaron) Aff, Megan Geisleman and, Jennifer (Andy) Miller; and 13 great grandchildren.

Along with his parents he was preceded in death by three brothers, Larry Chapin, Ricky Chapin, Buddy Chapin; and one sister, Sandra Horsley.

Calling hours will be held on Friday, May 7, 2021, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. A Funeral Service will follow at 5:00 p.m. at McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson Street, Huntington, IN, with Pastor Jeremy Taylor officiating.

A private burial will be at a later date at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Huntington.

In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to the American Heart Association or American Diabetes Association in care of McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson Street, Huntington, IN, 46750.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
May 7, 2021

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home
715 N. Jefferson St.
Huntington, IN 46750

Funeral Service
Friday
May 7, 2021

5:00 PM
McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home
715 N. Jefferson St.
Huntington, IN 46750

Donations

American Heart Association
c/o McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson Street, Huntington IN 46750
Tel: 1-260-356-3320
Web: https://www2.heart.org/site/SPageServer?pagename=donatenow_heart&s_src=pmxsem19&msclkid=d914f1b7b1f6

Diabetes Association
c/o McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson Street, Huntington IN 46750
Tel: 1-260-356-3320

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