William Capps Obituary
 
In Memory of

William Moore Capps

October 23, 1923 - March 14, 2013
Obituary

William Moore Capps of San Marcos, Texas, passed away on Thursday, March 14, 2013, at the age of 89. He was born on Oct. 23, 1923, in Waco, Texas, the son of George and Marguerite Ellen (Moore) Capps. Bill played in the high school band in San Angelo, Texas, and soon after joined the Army Air Force, flying the European Theatre, dropping medicines and food to our troops below. He later earned a degree in petroleum engineering at the University of California at Berkley. After retirement, he was a consultant in the oil industry for many years. He lived in San Marcos, Texas, since the 1990's and later moved to Stonebrook Senior Community...
William Moore Capps of San Marcos, Texas, passed away on Thursday, March 14, 2013, at the age of 89. He was born on Oct. 23, 1923, in Waco, Texas, the son of George and Marguerite Ellen (Moore) Capps. Bill played in the high school band in San Angelo, Texas, and soon after joined the Army Air Force, flying the European Theatre, dropping medicines and food to our troops below. He later earned a degree in petroleum engineering at the University of California at Berkley. After retirement, he was a consultant in the oil industry for many years. He lived in San Marcos, Texas, since the 1990's and later moved to Stonebrook Senior Community in San Marcos in December 2001, where he met his wife, Gloria, in March 2002. They married later that year on Nov. 29, 2002. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church in San Marcos. He loved the game of golf and played for many years at Landa Park and Quail Creek Country Club. In his later years he spent many hours on the phone and computer, speaking with colleagues. He is survived by his beloved wife, Gloria; nephew Michael; and nieces Sherrie and Marsha. A celebration of life service will be held at a later date at First Presbyterian Church in San Marcos. Arrangements by Pennington Funeral Home, San Marcos, Texas, 512-353-4311. Guestbook online at penningtonfuneralhome.com.

Guest Book

The Guest Book for William Moore Capps is no longer available online.

If you would like to reopen this Guest Book allowing further messages from loved ones, click here.


More Obituaries

GoSanAngelo
SAN ANGELO William Moore Capps of San Marcos, Texas, passed away on Thursday, March 14, 2013, at the age of 89. He was born on Oct. 23, 1923, in...

Read obituary at GoSanAngelo.

Personalize Your Tribute

Share photos, videos and more with Legacy Memorial Websites. Find out more.

 
Start Planning Today

Make Your Plan Today

Preplanning your funeral or cemetery arrangements gives you and your loved ones peace of mind. Don't wait. Make your plan online today.
Plan Online Now