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John E. 'Elvis' Capps

Thursday, January 12, 2012

John E. "Elvis" Capps, 66, of Reelsville, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012.

He was born on March 24, 1945 in Hendricks County to Elmer L. Capps and Clonia P. Spear Capps.

Johnny had worked at Area 30 and was a retired roofer.

He was a former member of the Knightsville Masonic Lodge 409.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Junior Ray and Billy Capps; and a sister, Versa Lee Capps.

Surviving are his wife of 47 years, Artava E. Capps; three children, Christene Keith and husband John of Greencastle, John E. Capps Jr. of Reelsville and Sarah A. Capps of Reelsville and companion Scott Bunten of Belle Union; siblings, Ersia Jane Houser of Veedersburg, Elvin L. Capps and wife Kathy of Greencastle, Robert W. Capps and wife Evelyn of Coal City, Venie R. Sexton of IL, Martha L. Davis of Tennessee, Judy Ann York and husband Richard of Greencastle, Gilbert D. Capps and wife Maryann of Greencastle, Anna M. Strauser and husband Ken of Linton, Ruthann Williams of Greencastle, Edward L. Capps and wife Mabele of Cunot and Raymond j. Capps and wife Cathy of Greencastle; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Private arrangements have been entrusted to Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home, Greencastle.

Condolences and expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.BittlesandHurt.com.