Clarence W. "Casey" Caples Jr.

Clarence W. "Casey" Caples Jr., 83, of Glyndon, died Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012, at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore.

Born June 20, 1929, near Gamber, he was the son of the late Clarence W. Caples Sr. and Ethel McQuay Caples. He was the husband of Leona May Reter Caples, his wife of 59 years.

He was a graduate of Westminster High School, class of 1946. He served honorably in the Army in World War II.

He was a lifetime member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 467, American Legion Post No. 116, as well as Glyndon Volunteer Fire Company. He was a carpenter by trade and retired as a building inspector from the Baltimore County Department of Licenses and Permits.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, are son C. Wayne Caples and wife Cathy; daughter Debbie Owings and husband Dennis; grandchildren Kristy Toney, Kevin Owings and wife Stephanie, Kasey Watkins and husband Shawn, Bret and Jesse Caples; great-grandchildren Justin, Jameson and Owen; and brother Gordon M. Caples and wife Barbara.

He was predeceased by sisters Julia Franklin, Mildred Bennett and Ruth Fisher.

Friends may call from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Eckhardt Funeral Chapel, 11605 Reisterstown Road, Owings Mills.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Lou Piel officiating. Interment will be in Evergreen Memorial Gardens.

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Funeral Home

Eckhardt Funeral Chapel, P.A. - Owings Mills
11605 Reisterstown Road  Owings Mills, MD 21117
(410) 356-7676

Published in Carroll County Times on Dec. 18, 2012