Howard “Humpy” Chadwick a lifelong resident of Calhoun, died peacefully at his home with his son, Scottie taking care of him.
Howard was born on September 18, 1931 to the late Jasper Carl Chadwick and Gertrude Owen Chadwick. He attended Belwood Schools and was in the Army during the mid 50’s then went on to serve in the National Guard. He was a charter member of Philadelphia Baptist Church. After retiring from the Chenille business, he began working for the city of Calhoun Street Department and Calhoun Animal Control. He loved to travel with his family. He raised Boston Terriers for over 70 years. Howard loved to go to family reunions. He worked mowing grass for over 30 years with his children, where he made many friends. He especially enjoyed time spent with his great-great grandson, Jayden Barrett Doss. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Mary Ida Thomas Chadwick, daughter, Pam Chadwick, son, Barry Chadwick, and sister, Frances Parker.
He is survived by one daughter, Rita Cigainero and her husband Don of Adairsville; one son, Scottie Chadwick of Calhoun; granddaughter, Gina Doss and her husband Charles of Adairsville; great-grandson, Jayden Barrett Doss; step great-grandchildren, Ciara, Camden and Charles Doss all of Adairsville; sisters, Myrtle Cooper, Grace Walker, and Patsy Hughey all of Calhoun; brothers, Charley Chadwick and his wife Hilda, Roy Chadwick and his wife Linda all of Calhoun, Jerry Chadwick and his wife Carolyn of Adairsville; and special friend Edna Stevens of Alabama.
Funeral Service will be conducted on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 2 PM at Philadelphia Baptist Church with Reverend Tim McCulley officiating. Reverend Gary Bowman has charge of Graveside Rites. Howard will lie-in-state from 1 PM until the funeral hour. Burial will follow in Fain Cemetery. Pallbearers serving are nephews, Kevin Parker, Stacie Hughey, Matthew Hughey, Joseph Chadwick, Adam Chadwick and Justin Hughey.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 from 5 PM until 8 PM at Thomas Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Philadelphia Baptist Church or the Gideon’s.
You may leave the family online condolences at www.thomasfuneralhomecalhoun.com
Thomas Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Howard “Humpy” Chadwick.