Robert Warren "Bobby" Chaplin of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina passed away on Thursday, June 23, 2022, at the age of 88. After several months of declining health, Bobby died peacefully at home in the care of his beloved wife Doris Joan and his daughter Catherine.
A visitation for Bobby is planned for Tuesday, June 28, 2022 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm and the funeral service will immediately follow at the J. Henry Stuhr, Inc, Mount Pleasant Chapel, 1494 Mathis Ferry Road, Mount Pleasant, South Carolina 29464. Burial with military honors will follow at Magnolia Cemetery, 70 Cunnington Avenue, Charleston, South Carolina 29405. All are invited to attend.
Bobby was born in Charleston, South Carolina to father Barnwell Rhett Chaplin and mother Marie Stewart Greer Chaplin. He completed a 42-year long career with Southern Bell Telephone Company, retiring in 1999. Bobby met Doris Joan Cockfield who also worked at Southern Bell and they married in 1961.
Bobby never met a stranger. His joyful spirit was seen in his eyes when he engaged in conversation, especially when talking about his grandchildren. He loved to share stories about growing up in Charleston, service in the Army, and his work life. He was a wonderful father and a devoted grandfather.
Bobby is survived by his wife Doris Joan Chaplin, daughter Catherine Chaplin O'Connor, and son-in-law James. He is preceded in death by his parents and by his brothers Barnwell Rhett Chaplin, Jr. and Edwin Greer Chaplin. He is also survived by his cherished triplet grandchildren James Warren O'Connor, Jordan Adare O'Connor, and Erin Catherine O'Connor; and his sister Rosalie Chaplin Mixson.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society 5900 Core Road, Suite 504, North Charleston, SC 29406 and Amedisys Hospice of South Carolina 1027 Physicians Drive, Suite 240, Charleston, SC 29414.