Larry Capehart, 70, of Waxahachie, passed away in Ennis, Texas on Tuesday, July 15, 2014.
Larry Henry Gwynne Capehart was born on July 23, 1943 in Corsicana, now Navarro, to Orvil and Thelma (Monroe) Holt. Larry graduated from Corsicana High School and from Dallas Baptist University. He was a hard worker who took care of his family. He worked for AT & T for over 30 years before retiring. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War and had served as an Ellis County Constable. Larry greatly enjoyed spending time with his friends and family, cooking out and watching sports. He was very involved in local sports leagues as a referee, umpire, and coach, and had coached baseball in Ennis. He was an animal lover, especially dogs, and his recent canine companion was Sadie. Larry will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
Larry is survived by his children: daughter, Monica LaQuay and her husband, Lance, of Waxahachie; sons, Todd Capehart and his wife, Jamie, of Waxahachie, and Matthew Capehart of Dallas; his brothers, Don Capehart and his wife, Rita, and Darrell Capehart and his wife, Darla, of Corsicana; his grandchildren, Britni Capehart, Tristan Capehart, Wyatt LaQuay, Hanna LaQuay, Madie Crow, and Eric LaQuay and his wife, Karissa; and his great-grandchildren, Kynlee LaQuay, Harper LaQuay, and Kaylee Battersby.
Larry was preceded in death by his parents, and his sister, Yvonne.
Pallbearers will be Ron Capehart, Shawn Capehart, Blake Capehart, Glen Pittman, Chris Battersby, and Al Dyer.
Visitation with the family will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at Corley Funeral Home. A celebration of life service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 17, 2014 at the Corley Funeral Home Chapel, with Dr. Gary Johnson officiating. Interment will follow the service in Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery in Retreat, Texas.
An online guest book is available at www.corleyfuneralhome.com and selecting the Larry Capehart obituary.