VISITATION:Wednesday, July 28, 20215:00 - 7:00 Post Meridian Washington's Funeral Home 405 Elm Street WestHampton, South Carolina, 29924 Washington’s Funeral Home endeavors to promote social distancing as well as limit the number of persons during each view. Facial masks will be required for entrance into the funeral home. We ask that you would, after viewing at the funeral home, please exit. This will allow others the opportunity to view as well. Please, no gathering outside afterwards. Thank you in advance.
GRAVESIDE SERVICE:Thursday, July 29, 202111:00 Ante Meridian Antioch Christian Church Cemetery3425 Mill Pond RoadVarnville, South Carolina 29944 If you are feeling ill and/or have health considerations, we suggest that you reconsider in-person attendance. We request that you wear facial masks during the service; and, Washington’s Funeral Home endeavors to promote social distancing at the gravesite as well. . Thank you in advance.
Pastor Dr. Freddie Lawton, Sr., Eulogist
Pastor Thomas Doctor, Sr., Officiating
Brother Earl Capers was born March 2, 1933, to the late Mr. Wattie Capers and Mrs. Elsie Mae Davis Capers of Varnville. Earl passed this life on Friday, July 23, 2021, at his residence surrounded by his loving family.
Earl graduated in 1952 from Yemassee Vocational High School and attended Hampton Technical College where he studied accounting. He was a faithful employee of the Savannah River Plant, Aiken for 43 years before retiring in 1993. While employed with the Savannah River Plant, he was drafted in 1953 into the Army during the Korean War where he served 2 years. Earl served as a distinguished member of the Hampton County School Board from 1974 to 1982 and served as a member of the American Legion Post in Varnville. In additions to these accomplishments, he faithfully served his community as a professional tax preparer for more than 40 years.
Earl confessed Christ at an early age as a member of Antioch Christian Church Disciples of Christ, Varnville where he served faithfully for 43 years as the financial recording secretary. Earl loved his church family and was willing to serve at any time he was called.
On May 22, 1965, Earl was united in marriage to Corine Dobson and to this union four children were born. Earl loved his family. He was a humble man who spoke volumes without saying many words. He enjoyed vacationing with his family, loved fine automobiles, gardening and the latest electronic gadgets.
Preceding him in death are his parents: Mr. Wattie Capers and Mrs. Elsie Mae Davis Capers; his son, Lee Earl Williams. Bro. Earl Capers leaves to cherish in his memory, a loving wife of 56 years Corine Capers; four loving children, Mr. Timothy Capers of Huntsville, AL, Ms. Phyllis Capers of Columbia SC, Mrs. Dena Smith (Wilbert) of Bowie MD and Mrs. Linda Evans (Larry) of Snellville, GA. He is survived by one sister, Mrs. Beatrice Blakes. Seven grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren. A host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
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