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HAMPTON - Willie R. Capps, 79, died Tuesday, July 22 2014. Born in Johnson County, NC on November 9, 1934 he had been a peninsula resident for 59 years. After serving in the U. S. Navy, he went to work at the Langley Air Force Base Commissary where he retired after 40 years. Willie was a member of Bethel Baptist Church of Yorktown for over 50 years where he and his wife served together in the nursery for 42 years. He was preceded in death by his parents, Willie H. and Rosetta C. Capps, four brothers and one sister. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Janet; son, Aaron T. Capps of Hampton; two daughters, Amber C. Jones (Chris) of Irving, Ohio and Lauren C. Witherspoon (Jason) of Burlington, NC; eight grandchildren, Andrea (Brandon), Aaron, Abbie, Lindsay, Ian, Leah, Rachel and Rowan; two great-grandchildren, Gracelyn and Stella. The family will receive friends on Thursday, July 24, 2014, from 6:30 - 8:00 PM in the Agape Center at Bethel Baptist Church, Yorktown.. A graveside service will be held at 11 AM, Friday, July 25, 2014 at Peninsula Memorial Park with Pastor Doug Echols officiating. In lieu of flowers memorial gifts may be made to Bethel Baptist Church Mission Fund, 1004 Yorktown Road, Yorktown, VA 23693. Please leave condolences at www.wjsmithandsonfh.com.
Published in Daily Press on July 24, 2014
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