Kappelman, James Ritchey James Kappelman, 75, of Wylie, TX passed away on August 17th. James was born and raised on a farm in Lafe, Arkansas. He served in the military where he achieved the rank of staff sergeant and left with an honorable discharge. He also earned his Bachelor degree in engineering and worked almost four decades in the defense and aerospace industry, retiring from Boeing. James was a member of First Baptist church of Wylie, TX where he enjoyed some of the best years of a very good life. He is survived by his wife, Betty; children, Todd and Michelle and grandson, Joshua. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him and will continue to live on in our hearts. Visitation will be held Thursday, August 21, at 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM at Restland Funeral Home with graveside service to follow at 11:30 AM.
Restland Funeral Home
13005 Greenville Avenue Dallas, TX 75243
Published in Dallas Morning News on Aug. 20, 2014