He prepared at Lawrenceville. At Princeton he majored in architecture, played freshman soccer, belonged to Cap and Gown, and was president of the Advertising Council. He roomed with Carlton Jacob and John Preston.
Chick and Ann “Barry” Barrington Lupton were married in 1951. He served for two years as an Army officer in Korea. He was an officer of the local bank from 1953 to 1961 and then ventured for four years into manufacturing boating and water-ski items with some success.
Starting in 1964 he signed on with New York Life as its man in Anniston and remained with the company for the rest of his working career. He was treasurer and trustee of the Stringfellow Hospital, a Boy Scout leader, vestryman at Grace Episcopal Church, and a member of the county Republican Executive Committee.
Chick died Jan. 16, 2017. He is survived by Barry and their children, Marion Deyo-Hollingsworth, Lane Neura, Daniel Deyo, and Edward Deyo, and their families. His brother William predeceased him.