Pinson, TN: Danny William Capps, age 74, passed away November 8, 2023, in St. Clair, MO.
He was born in Chester County, November 6, 1949, the son of the late Vernon William and Margaret Lenora Rowland Capps. He grew up in Pinson and was a 1967 graduate of Southside High School in Jackson.
He was a member of FFA while in high school and enjoyed raising and trading animals his whole life. He also enjoyed hunting and fishing.
He joined the TN Army National Guard in 1969 and retired in 2009 as Staff Sergeant.
He worked for ITT Grinnell for many years and then Anvil International from where he retired. He then worked for TN State Parks for about ten years, retiring again in 2021.
He was a member of the Pinson Baptist Church.
Mr. Capps is survived by two daughters, Allison Sohn (Josh) of St. Clair, MO and Sara Capps of Henderson; two stepdaughters, Stacy Ivy of Henderson and Kathy Haynie of Toone; three grandchildren, Joshua Sohn, Gracie Sohn and Robert Foust and five step grandchildren and nine step great grandchildren; a sister, Cindy Leach (Thomas) of Pinson.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Michael Capps and Jimmy Capps, a sister, Carolyn Wray and a brother-in-law, Glen Wray.
Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Saturday, November 11th at Shackelford Funeral Directors – Crook Avenue Chapel with Thomas Leach officiating. Burial will follow at Palestine Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at Crook Avenue 12:00 Noon until 2:00 PM on Saturday service time at Crook Avenue.
Shackelford Funeral Directors