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Roy Allen Capps

May 17, 1924 - October 11, 2020

Roy Allen Capps was born May 17, 1924 in Arlington, Illinois to Wright Capps and Tilda Scott Capps. But he got to God’s country in Texas as soon as possible. He passed away on October 11, 2020 in Farmersville, Texas at the age of 96.

Roy served his nation in the U.S. Army during World War II. He met his wife of 75 years, Kamila Spackova, while serving over in Czechoslovakia. They were married on September 12, 1945 in Plzen, Czechoslovakia. Together they made a home and raised seven children. He was an automotive mechanic and a Pentecostal pastor. He was a member of the Pentecostal Church.

He is survived by his wife, Kamila Capps of Princeton; sons, Roy F.”Tater” Capps (Kathy) of Whitewright; Roy Allen Capps, Jr. (Jill) of Princeton; Ronnie Capps (Anna) of San Antonio, and Roger Capps of Leonard; daughters, Mary Hawthorne (Paul) of Princeton, Susie Grigsby (Mike) of Honey Grove, and Becky Taylor (Billy) of Windom; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Sandra Morris, Betty Ginn, and Carolyn Ware. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Kenneth, Cecil, Milton, Danny, Larry, John, Randy, and Jerry Capps, James R. Davis and sisters, Betty Shaw, Joan Graham.

Funeral Services will be held 2PM Friday, October 16, 2020 at the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home, Whitewright, Texas. Pastor David Hardin will officiate. Pallbearers will be Joseph Villareal, James Villareal, Jason Tabor, Brian Capps, Stephen Hardin, and Gary Erwin. Private family interment will follow at Vittitoe Cemetery, Whitewright, Texas. A visitation will be held from 1PM until service time at 2PM Friday, October 16, 2020 at the funeral home.

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So sorry for the families loss. Y’all are in our thought and prayers. Donna Austin Thomas, October 15, 2020 Was my honor and privilege to have met and been a small part of Roy and Kamilla's life. Great man who always had a smile for everyone. You will be missed . LADONNA GRISHAM FARWELL, October 15, 2020 Your sweet smile, laugh and bright presence will be greatly missed by all who loves you, specially your precious wife! I have so many wonderful memories that’s I will forever cherish. I do not remember a time that the entire Capps/Graham/Davis Families were not a part of my life. God speed Uncle Roy until we meet again.... to the entire Capps family I wish we were able to be with you during this time. Please know that we send our love and prayers to each of you. Tina Bowles Bryant, October 14, 2020 Reverend Capps...what can I say. You blessed me more than you will ever know. Just by showing up to Bible study you gave me courage to teach and stand strong in my faith. Your encouragement will always be remembered. Your faithfulness was a mighty example to not only your family and friends but anyone who was around you for very long. You loved God and you lived to talk about him. I'll always remember your speaking in tongues ending in hallelujah! I thank God for allowing our paths to cross Brother Roy Capps. Rest in Peace my friend. Becki Cecil, October 14, 2020 love you uncle roy you will be missed dianna peck, October 14, 2020 Roy Capps was an awesome person and I feel blessed to have known him. He will be missed. Jane Butcher, October 14, 2020