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Hillary Vance "H. V." Chapin

June 1, 1931 ~ December 28, 2018 (age 87)

Hillary Vance "H.V." Chapin, 87, of Augusta, passed away Friday, December 28, 2018 at home surrounded by his family.  Hillary, son  of the late Cecil and Mabel (Matson) Chapin, was born in Wichita, Kansas on June 1, 1931.   He graduated in 1949, from Wichita East High School and after graduation joined the U.S. Navy during the Korean War.  For 30 years H. V. was employed in the meter department for KG & E both in Wichita and El Dorado.  After retirement he became involved in real estate and rental property. He was a resident of Augusta for 50 years and  a member of the Augusta Planning Commission for 26 years. With his family he enjoyed water skiing, camping, the outdoors and spending vacation time in Creede, Colorado. Hillary never met a stranger. On February 11, 1955 he married Diedra McCarter in Wichita, KS and she survives him, wife of 63 years.  He is also survived by: daughter, Marilyn Warren and spouse Phil of Frisco, TX.; sons, David Chapin and fiancé Elisabet Livengood of El Dorado, KS; and  Curtis Chapin of Carlsbad, CA; grandchildren, Alex Chapin of Denver, CO and Dr. Madeline Chapin of Delhi, NY.; two sister-in-laws, three brother-in-laws all in TX; plus numerous nieces and nephews.   Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association or the Prostate Center, Wichita, Kansas Chapter, Us TOO Intl., Inc. 8201 E. Harry #1804 Wichita, KS 67207.  At a later date, a celebration of his life will be held followed by private graveside service.


Donations may be made to:

American Heart Association
1861 N. Rock Rd. #380, Wichita KS 67206

Prostate Center, Wichita, Kansas Chapter, Us TOO Intl., Inc.
8201 E. Harry #1804, Wichita KS 67207


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