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Eddie " Max " Capps, 63

Eddie " Max " Capps, 63

Eddie “Max” Capps, 63, of Hendersonville, went to be with the Lord, Saturday, February 11, 2017 after a short illness with his family by his side.
A native and lifelong resident of Henderson County, he was a son of the late Jesse Torrence and Lois Eva Maxwell Capps. He was also preceded in death by an infant brother, Donnie Capps.
Max graduated from Edneyville High School, class of 1973. He was a founding member of King's Grove Baptist Church, worked at American Feldmuehle and retired from Borg Warner.
He is survived by fiancée, Karyl Kyser and children, Jeffery Roehm and wife Paula, Janice Luther and husband Tom; brothers, Stanley Capps and wife Shelia of Hendersonville, and Ronnie Capps of Hendersonville; nieces and nephews, Chris Capps and wife Nancy, Kirk Capps and wife Dawn, Ji-Young Metcalf and husband Doug, Jennifer Balkcom and husband Clint, and Jeremy Capps and wife Kathy; many great-nieces and nephews and two special pets, Brandi and Mie.
A funeral will be at 1:00p.m., Wednesday, February 15, 2017 in the chapel of Forest Lawn Funeral Home with Rev. Phillip Capell officiating. Burial will follow the service at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00p.m.,Tuesday, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers memorial may be made to Kings Grove Baptist Church Building Fund, 2798 Pace Rd., Hendersonville, NC 28792.
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Forest Lawn Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.