CAPPS, Edward Elliott Age 88 of Nashville, TN. Passed away on July 27, 2013. He is preceded in death by his parents, Rev. V.V. and Ora Capps and son, Robert Paul "Ed". Survived by his wife of 66 years, Mary Alice; sons, Kenneth Rice (Terri), and Joseph Edward (Lisa); daughter-in-law, Risa Capps; grandchildren, Kim (David) McAlister; Sarah (Trevor) Mathieson, Rebekah Capps, Catherine Capps, John Michael (Helena) Capps, Stephen Capps, and Mary Grace Capps; great-grandchildren, Andrew McAlister, Ashlyn McAlister, and Hannah Mathieson. Ed's family was very special to him and most importantly his 3 daughter-in-laws. Ed was a graduate of the University of Texas with a degree in electrical engineering. Prior to graduation, he served in the U.S. Navy. Ed was district manager for Phillips Medical Systems for many years. He was an active member of Goodlettsville Church of the Nazarene. Family will receive friends Sunday, July 28, 2013 from 3-6 p.m. at Cole & Garrett Funeral Home, Goodlettsville. Visitation Monday, July 29th from 12-1 p.m. with funeral services at 1 p.m. with Rev. Tim Gates, officiating. Entombment Spring Hill Cemetery Mausoleum, Nashville, TN. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Goodlettsville Church of the Nazarene. COLE & GARRETT FUNERAL HOME, Goodlettsville, (615) 859-5231.
Published in The Tennessean on July 28, 2013