ROGER FRANK CHAPLIN 6/19/1940 - 10/16/2013 Roger passed away on Wednesday after a brief illness. He was born in Birmingham, England. In 1974, he relocated his family to California. After making his way to Phelan, as an engineer, he began his career at the local water company. In 2006 he retired from the water company as CEO. Outside of work, he was a member of the Lions Club and the FOOTPRINTERS. He was a kind man who had words of wisdom for all who listened. He leaves behind his loving wife Maggie; son and daughter in law, Damon and Beth Chaplin; grandchildren, Derek, Stephen, Maegen, Randall, and Isabella; three great grandchildren; and he is preceded in death by his "little bit" daughter Emma. He will be missed by many, both here and in the UK. Services to be held on Oct. 24th at 2:00PM at Desert View Memorial.
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Published in the Daily Press on Oct. 20, 2013