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Jimmy Cape, 54, Adair County, KY (1959-2014)

He was a member of a large, respected South Adair County, KY, family, a native of Adair County, KY, and a resident of the county at the time of his death. He was the son of the late Udes and Wilda Jean Wheeler Cape. He leaves three direct living descendants. He was of the Baptist Faith, worked in logging and was a dump truck operator until his health failed him.
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Jimmy Cape, 54, of Columbia (Flatwoods Community), KY, died Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at 5:40 P.M. at Greenview Regional Hospital in Bowling Green, KY.

Funeral service will be Sunday, July 20, 2014 at 1pmCT at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, with Bro. Jessee Hagan officiating. Burial will be in Burchett Cemetery, 67 Burchett Cemetery Road, Columbia, KY. Visitation will be after 4pmCT, Saturday, July 19, 2014.

Jimmy Cape, 54, Adair County, KY (1959-2014)

He was born Saturday, August 22, 1959, in Adair County, KY. He was the son of the late Udes & Wilda Jean Wheeler Cape. He died Wednesday, July 16, 2014, in Bowling Green, Warren County, KY, at the age of 54 years, 10 months, and 25 days.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by grandparents, Clarence & Nora Cape and Simon & Zelpha Wheeler, and two sisters, Gayle Cape and Sharon Ethridge.

He was of the Baptist Faith, worked in logging and was a dump truck operator until his health failed him. Survivors Include:
  • One son: Jeremy (Kendra) Cape of Windsor, KY

  • Two sisters: Judy Cape Rowe and Debra (Steven) Chambers both of Columbia, KY

  • One brother: Ricky Cape of Columbia, KY

  • Two grandchildren: Tyra and Miley Cape

  • Nieces and nephews: Amanda Watson, Julie and Kayla Chambers, Allen and Chris Rowe, James, Clinton and Matthew Buhle
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Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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Jimmy Cape, 54, Adair County, KY (1959-2014)

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Jimmy Cape, 54, Adair County, KY (1959-2014)

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