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J.D. Capps, 82, Metcalfe County, KY (1939-2021)

Jesse (JD) Capps, age 82, of Summer Shade, passed away July 30, 2021. Born February 10, 1939 in Finney, KY he was a son of the late Lizzie Laura Melton and Willie (Bill) Capps.

He was a salesman for Capps Associate, was a farmer, and preached at several churches. He attended and preached at Cumberland Presbyterian Church and he was a United States Army veteran.

Survivors include two daughters, Tammy (Jimmy) Brown, Horse Cave and Tabatha (Stacy) Jones, Summer Shade; seven grandchildren, Makayle (Lindsey) Goodman, Stephanie (Brandy) Polston, Tylor Capps, Charity (Heather) Smith, Jasmine (Kyle) Glascoe, Chase Raney, and Kaleb Edwards; 15 great grandchildren; 8 great great grandchildren; and best and honored friend, Gerry Dennison.

Preceding him in death besides his parents, were his wife, Gail Huff Capps; one son, Travis Capps, and two brothers, Gilbert and George Capps.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at 1:00 P.M. at Lick Branch Church, with Brother Chad Hunt and Brother Paul Grider officiating. Burial will follow in the Lick Branch Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday, August 2, 2021 at McMurtrey Funeral Home, 4:00-8:00 P.M and at Lick Branch Church after 10:00 A.M. until time of services at 1:00.

Memorials may be made to the Lick Branch Cemetery.

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