Hiram Thompson "Tom" Chapin



Hiram Thompson “Tom” Chapin, Jr. 97 of Fuquay-Varina, formerly of Greenville, died Thursday, February 8, 2018 at Universal Health Care of Fuquay-Varina. Mr. Chapin was preceded in death by his wives, Eunice Harris Chapin and Helen Sparrow Chapin; his son, William Thompson “Tom” Chapin and his step daughter, Katherine Tucker Thompson. Mr. Chapin was a veteran of the US Army, serving in the European Theater during World War II. He was a civil engineer, general contractor and developer in Greenville for over 50 years.

A graveside service will be conducted 2:00 pm Sunday, February 11, 2018 at Summerville Presbyterian Church Cemetery with Rev. David Priddy officiating.

Mr. Chapin is survived by his daughters, Deborah C. Singletary of Clayton and Mary Catherine Chapin of Raleigh. Step son, John A.K. Tucker (Catherine) of Fuquay-Varina. Daughter–in-law, Dae Toll Chapin of Wake Forest. Sisters, Libby Graybeal (Dawes) of Cary and Pat Withers of Siler City. 5 grandchildren, William Thompson Chapin, Jr., Lauren Chapin, Lezlie Matthews, Ryan Hardy and Ann Tucker. 6 Great grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's of North Carolina, 9131 Anson Way, Suite 206, Raleigh, NC 27615.