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Bruce W. Capps

Bruce W. Capps

Bruce W. Capps, 59, of Zirconia died Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at Rutherford Regional Medical Center.

He was born in Henderson County on March 30, 1954, to Francis W. Capps and the late Vera Rebecca Capps.

Mr. Capps served as the vice-president of Capps Brothers Contracting and Trucking. He was a member of Mountain Valley Baptist Church in Zirconia.

He is survived by his father, Francis W. Capps; three sons, Bruce Anthony Capps, Donald Francis Capps and his wife, Rhonda Diane Capps, Ronald James Capps; step-children, Bobby Garber, Cindy Rogers; two grandchildren, six step-grandchildren, and five step-great-grandchildren.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to Nancy James for caring for Bruce during his time of illness.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, at Mountain Valley Baptist Church with the Rev. Butch Skerrett officiating. Burial will follow in the Pearson Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6:00 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, at Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors.

An online register book is available for family and friends by visiting

Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements.