K. Grady Caple Jr.

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K. Grady Caple Jr., 81, of Johnstown, Pa., formerly of Westminster, died Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, at Memorial Medical Center in Johnstown.

Born Feb. 22, 1931, in Sandymount, he was the son of the late Kenneth Grady Caple Sr. and E. Mae Hill Caple. He was the husband of Norma Jean Burkett Dodson Caple.

He was a 1949 graduate of Westminster High School and was his senior class vice president. He played on Westminster High School's first ever football team. He served in the Navy aboard the Destroyer, USS Benner.

He enjoyed the outdoors and served as a game warden for many years in Carroll County. He wrote a column in the Carroll County Times paper for several years regarding outdoor life. He also worked for the State of Maryland as an auditor in the sales tax division until his retirement in 1983.

He enjoyed traveling and took many RV trips throughout the United States during his lifetime. After his retirement, he became an avid skier and enjoyed skiing at various resorts.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, are daughter and son-in-law Gail and Melvin Hoffman, of Accident; son and daughter-in-law Bart and Carol Caple, of Lake Charles, La.; daughter Tina Caple, of Northeast; sisters and spouses Phyllis and Jack Bowersox, and Patricia and David Burkholder, all of Westminster; brother and spouse Wayne H. and Sharon Caple, of Oakland, Md.; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by a brother, Ray A. Caple.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Pritts Funeral Home & Chapel, 412 Washington Road, Westminster.

A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Bill Boyer officiating. Interment will be at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday in Rocky Gap Veterans Cemetery in Flintstone, with military honors.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a .

Online condolences may be offered at www.prittsfuneralhome.com.

Sign this guest book online at www.carrollcountytimes.com.


Published in Carroll County Times from Oct. 14 to Oct. 15, 2012
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