SPRINGFIELD, IL - Timothy L. Cappelli, 58, died at 8:18 a.m., Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at his home. He was born September 9, 1955, in Springfield, to Robert P. and Mary Lou Elmer Cappelli.
Timothy was of the Catholic Faith. He enjoyed golf and softball, and was a Master Fire Arms Instructor.
He worked as a Police Officer and Crash Fire Rescue Fireman at Capital Airport for 27 years.
Survivors include his father, Robert P. Cappelli, of Springfield; one daughter, Adrienne (Steve) Ettinger, of Springfield; one son, Nicholas Cappelli, of Rapid City, S.D.; two grandchildren, Delilah and Adele Ettinger; one sister, Camille (Gary) Neuman, of Springfield; his "best friend in the world" Lisa S. Eden, of Taylorville; former wife, Diana Cappelli of Springfield; one niece, Cassie (Phil) VonDeBur, of Springfield; one nephew, Zacharie (fiancé, Bianca Halle) Neuman, of Springfield; and one great-nephew, Landon VonDeBur.
His mother preceded him in death.
Memorial Gathering: 4-7 p.m., Friday, April 4, 2014, at Staab Funeral Home.
Celebration of Life Party: The family will host a Celebration of Life Party from 5-9 p.m., on Saturday, April 5, 2014, at the DAV Hall-Halger Chapter 15, 25 Club Area, Springfield, IL 62712.
Memorial contributions may be made to the
or to Memorial Home Hospice.
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