Horace Samuel "Chip' Furman Jr., 52, of Colonial Heights, passed away Sunday, March 9, 2014, at the Medical College of Virginia.
He was born Oct. 16, 1961, to the late Horace and Mary Claytor Furman, and was preceded in death by a sister, Anita Furman Clark. Chip previously worked for Food Lion Distribution Center until May of 2011, when he was too sick to work. He was a life member of Swift Creek Baptist Church. Chip enjoyed working outside helping numerous friends with yard work; he was a very hard worker. For the past two years Chip had been residing with his sister.
He is survived by his sister, Peggy Furman Brennan; aunt, Jane C. Pond; nieces, Kimberly B. Peppers of West Virginia, Tracey B. Sheppard of Tennessee, Pam Byington of North Carolina; nephew, Kevin Clark of Chesterfield; special cousins, Connie Vineyard and Chuck Aters; a special longtime friend, Joyce Morgan of Powhatan; and numerous cousins.
The family will receive friends from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, March 15, 2014, at the Colonial Heights Chapel of E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes and Crematory, 2033 Boulevard. Funeral services will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in honor of Chip to the
, 4240 Park Place Court, Glen Allen, VA 23060. Condolences may be registered at www.ealvinsmall.com