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Willie(Shorty) Capers

April 28, 1949 ~ January 19, 2021 (age 71)


Willie J  Capers( Shorty) 71, of Louisville, Kentucky,  born April 28, 1949 in Pennington Alabama. Willie  accepted his call to heaven January 19, 2021, while battling Covid 19. Willie was educated by the Sumpter County school system. Willie retired from Ford-KTP after 33 years of service.

Willie was a member of the Sofisticated Gents M/C(Baby Ray),  Amigos APL pool league and the UAW retirees chapter. Willie enjoyed his life to the fullest, traveling the country, competing in billiards, riding his motorcycle, watching country westerns, listening to rythm and blues, attending social gatherings and poking fun at others. Willie was a kind hearted man with genuine love for everyone, doing what he could to enhance the life of others.
He leaves to cherish his legacy, his wife of 36 years Judy Margaret Capers. Sons/Daughters: Daryl Vawlters, Joseph (Ania)Gaines, Angela (Antonio)Gaines, Sharon(Darryl) Capers, Tanita Capers,Tomika(Cory) Capers Armelin, Gregory(Angela)Cross, Donald R (Jackie)Carey, Christopher(Pam)Carey, Dametra Carey and Tamara Carey.
Grandchildren: Daphne Crenshaw,  Daryl Crenshaw, Cierra Rosario, Le'Asia Gaines, An'Toinae Rancifer, Darrion Hill, Dezshanae Seagers, Dymias Seagers, Cory Armelin Jr., Ci'Ana Armelin    Darryl Hill Jr. Joseph Gaines Jr, Jamiyus Gaines, Terrell (Amanda)Calhoun, Oshea(Tiffany)Cross, Diamone(Justin) Hudson, Oaschia(Jason)Hightower, Monuaire Cross, Kadeam(Jasmine)Cross, Aleah Carey, Kwanisha Cross, Mikala Johnson, Aiyana Cross, Donovan Carey, Aniya Herman, Ar'Mon Herman, Askiya Carey, Chrissy Carey, Kylee Carey.
Great grandchildren: Lacy Griffin, Lilac Crenshaw, Terrell Calhoun Jr. Jayda Calhoun, Maurice Loppe, Daelin Cross, Zagria Calhoun, Jada Jenkins, Oaklyn Cross, Luna Cross.
Sisters: Gloria Thomas, Mary(Albert) Irvin, Rita(Kevin)James. Brothers: Durant Capers, Darryl ( Lorraine ) Capers, Aunt Mary Arnold, Brothers in Christ Joe Jackson, Michael Gilbert and Lawrence Hixon.
Willie was proceeded death by his Son, Parents Willie and Mamie Capers, Brothers James and Daniel Capers, Sisters Sharon and Sandra Lee Capers

Visitation walk through only 12:00pm to 1:00pm February 11th 2021
Private Home going service February 11th, 2021 time 1:00pm due to Covid 19 pandemic
Mandatory Mask required worn properly and social distancing.
Interment has been entrusted in Carter's Funeral Home 127 W Bridge st. Elyria, Ohio 44035

Due to the Covid 19 pandemic Mrs. Margaret Capers will not host a repast of receive visitors in the home.

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