1935 - 2016 Arthur Art Lamar Caples Sr., 81, passed Saturday, October 1, 2016. Art was born on March 17, 1935, in Jasper, Texas, to Lalor Matlock Caples, and Horace Caples; he was a lifelong resident of Southeast Texas. Art was a veteran who served in the United States Army as an HVAC/Refrigeration Instructor. Art also served in the Army Security Agency supporting a joint CIA Cold War project called Operation Gold (Berlin Tunnel). He retired from AAA Service Company having served as a Mechanic and Installer. Art is survived by his wife, Gudrun Schulze Caples; children, Arthur Art Lamar Caples Jr., and Ingrid Gail Caples; grandchild, Zackery Lee Caples; an aunt, Lorene Forner; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. A gathering of Mr. Caples' family and friends will begin at 12:00 p.m. with his funeral service to follow at 1:30 p.m., Thursday, October 6, 2016, at Broussard's, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. His interment and graveside service with honors will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Beaumont; all are welcome to attend. Memorial contributions may be made to Harbor Foundation (Harbor House Hospice), Post Office Box 21463, Beaumont, Texas, 77720 (HarborFoundation.com). Complete and updated information may be found at: broussards1889.com.
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Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Oct. 3, 2016