CANTON — Johnsie Carroll Capps Jr., 70, of 439 Hilltop Farm Road, passed away Wednesday, March 20, 2013, at his home surrounded by his loving family.
Mr. Capps was born Jan. 11, 1943, in Buncombe County. He resided most of his life in Haywood County and was a self-employed “ handyman,” who was always in great demand for his talented work. Mr. Capps honorably served in the North Carolina National Guard. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. Carroll loved to work in his garden and "treasure hunt" at flea markets. He loved his family deeply, and his grandchildren and great-grandchildren brought him great joy throughout his life.
He was preceded in death by his father, Johnsie Carroll Capps.
Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 52 years, Faye Plemmons Capps, of Canton; his mother, Edith King Capps, of Canton; a daughter, Cindy Dailey, of Canton; a son, Bryan Capps, and his wife, Gloria Capps, of Canton; a step-daughter, Robin Dailey, and her husband, Kenneth Dailey, of Canton; grandchildren, Kendra, Joshua, Dustin and Kristy; step-grandchildren, Zachary and Crystal; great-grandchildren, Elijah, Kinley and Landon; step-great-grandchildren, Ayden and Jaxx; sisters, Linda Lester, and her husband, Jimmy Lester, of Atlanta, Georgia, and Patricia Smith, and her husband, Harold Smith, of Canton.
A private memorial service for Mr. Capps will be held Friday, March 22, at his home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to MedWest Hospice, 127 Sunset Ridge, Clyde, NC 28721.
Crawford / Ray Funeral Home is honored to be caring for the Capps family and words of comfort may be shared at www.crawfordray.com.