Jimmy Lee Chaplin was born in Alamance County to the late Press Chaplin and the late Martha Waddy Chaplin. He was married to Mrs. Louise Reid Chaplin. He proudly served his country during the Vietnam Conflict. He made Richmond, Virginia his home for many years. He will be truly missed by all who knew him.
He is survived by his wife Louise; three children: Patrick Chaplin, Sandra Chaplin-Holmes (Harry) and Duane Chaplin (Rachel); 9 grandchildren; a great-grandson and two sisters: Mary E. Corbett and Ava Mebane (Carlton).
He was preceded in death by a son Jermaine Chaplin and siblings: James Chaplin, Preston H. Chaplin, Patricia Poole and Mary Jane Chaplin.