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Elmer Capper

November 20, 1947 ~ August 13, 2022 (age 74)
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Elmer Ray (Fudd) Capper, 74, of Poplar Bluff, went to be with the Lord Saturday, August 13, 2022 surrounded by family. Elmer was born November 20, 1947 to William and Nona (Wilson) Capper, in Qulin, MO the youngest of 8 children.


On March 21, 1970 he married Sheila Ann (Skaggs) still of the home.

Elmer is also survived by his children: Tammie Bumpus, Carl Capper and son-n-law Robert Bumpus.

Three grand-daughters: Maryia Powell, Brianna Capper and Zhoe Bumpus.

Two great-grandsons: Leo Capper and Lance Hancock

All of Poplar Bluff.

Two sisters: Shirley Hall of Grandin, Pauline (Jim) Brewer of Fairdealing, MO, numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.


He was proceeded in death by his parents, 4 sisters Velma Jenkins, Ilene Williams, Berthie Wyatt and Mary  Mitchell. One brother Junior Capper and his precious baby girl Lauren Elizabeth Capper.


Elmer is a Vietnam Veteran and a member of the Masonic Lodge #209 of Poplar Bluff.

He enjoys horseback riding, hunting, fixing things, watching westerns and family time.


Visitation will be held Friday August 19, 2022 11:00am-1:00pm.

A Masonic Service will be held at 1:00pm 

followed by a Celebration of Life Service (Willie Darnell officiating) 

and a Military Burial, all to be held at Kern's Chapel Church, Stringtown.


Memorials can be made in honor of Elmer to Kern's Chapel Church.


The family would like to thank Fowler-Sullivan, Kern's Chapel Church, Masonic Lodge #209, The Veterans of America, Rob's Flowers, Ozark Hospice, Willie Darnell, Larry Atherton, Robert Bumpus, Matt Freeman, Mark Jones, Jr. Law, Jay Woolf and special family friend Bernice Bradley for their extraordinary kindness.  

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August 19, 2022

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Kerns Chapel Church (Stringtown)

Funeral Service
August 19, 2022

1:00 PM
Kerns Chapel Church (Stringtown)

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