Larry N. Capes of Covington passed away November 13, 2015, at the age of 77. Mr. Capes proudly served his country in the US Army. He was a member of the Golden Fleece Masonic Lodge No. 6, American Legion Post No. 32 and a trustee of the Elks Aidmore Children’s Center, where he was the Chairman of Golf for Kids. In addition, he was a member of the Covington Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Lodge No. 1806, where he was as a past exalted ruler of the Elks Lodge and a past State President of the Georgia Elks Association. Mr. Capes was a lifelong member of Shiloh United Methodist Church, where he served loyally in many different capacities. He was the master of Brunswick stew preparation for the church barbeque. He was a loving and caring husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, who will be dearly missed by his family and friends. Mr. Capes was preceded in death by his parents, J.C. and Nannie Mae (Dobbs) Capes; grandsons, Michael Moss, Brent Rose; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Clem and Mary Nela Holmes.
Survivors include his loving and devoted wife of 58 years, Adrian Capes; children and their spouses, Greg Capes (Tracy), Lynda Moss (Tim) all of Covington, Missy McLendon (Chris) of Macon; grandchildren and their spouses, Trey Capes, Jesica Gurley (Nic), Haley Lee and her mother, Stephanie, Kati Rider (Casey), Christopher Moss, Ryan McClendon, Lindsey McClendon; a special great-granddaughter, Ella Rider; sisters and brothers-in-law, Clara Sue Cagle (Bobby), Glenda Kitchens (Richard) all of Covington; brother, Ronnie Capes of McDonough; numerous nieces, nephews and special friends including “The Dirty Dozen”.
Funeral Services for Mr. Capes will be held Monday, November 16, 2015, 2 p.m., at the Chapel of Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, 1215 Access Road in Covington, with Rev. Mike Wadley officiating and interment following in Lawnwood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Sunday, November 15, from 4-7 p.m. Flowers are accepted, or contributions may be made in his memory to Shiloh United Methodist Church 10 Almon Church Road, Covington, GA 30014 or Elks Aidmore Children’s Center, 2394 Morrison Road SW, Conyers, GA 30094.
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