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Jennings Bryan Capps

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ROCKINGHAM — Jennings Bryan Capps, 78, of Rockingham, passed away, Wednesday, April 29, 2020, at Hospice Haven.

He was born in Harnett County, Dec. 14, 1941, son of the Rev. John David Capps and Tobitha Creech Capps.

Mr. Capps was an inspector for the federal government, a Vietnam veteran serving in the U.S. Army, a member of Southside Free Will Baptist Church. He filled many positions at the church serving Sunday school superintendent, played bass guitar for the church and previously sang bass with Sounds of Joy and Gloryland Boys. 

A  private graveside service will be held at Northam Cemetery, due to COVID-19 restrictions. Pastor Ricky Jacobs will be officiating. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Donald Capps and Arnold Capps; and sister, Mary Lee Rector.

He is survived by his wife, Virgie Mae Locklear Capps of the home; daughters, Patricia Rankin (Randy) of Rockingham, Debbie Clark (Shawn) of Rockingham and Caren McLain (Ben) of Ellerbe; sons, Glenn C, Capps (Alana) of Cypress Hills, Florida, and John David Capps (Susan) of Sanford; sisters, Helen Winstead of Statesboro, Georgia and Joyce Brison of Gastonia; and four grandchildren, Jon Johnson, Bailey Clark, Hayden Heavner and Kayla Scott.

For those who wish, memorials may be made in Mr. Capps' memory to: Jimmy Swaggert Ministries, P.O. Box 262550, Baton Rouge, LA 70826

Harrington Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the Capps family.

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