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Arthur Lee Capers

November 18, 1935 ~ December 12, 2020 (age 85)

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Mr. Arthur Lee Capers was born on November 18, 1935 in Charleston, South Carolina to the late Joseph and Viola Capers- Phoenix. He graduated form Middleton High School in Tampa, Florida. He worked for Georgia Pacific Lumber Company for 50 years before his retirement. He was married to his devoted wife, Pauline Capers for 65 years. He was a member of Mt. Moriah P. B. Church. He loved drawing, carpentry and building kitchen cabinets and picnic tables forfamily and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Viola Capers
Phoenix; brothers, Robert and Herbert Smith. He leaves to cherish his precious memories with his loving wife, Pauline Capers; children, Pearlie Mae Gibson, Anthony Capers,LaShawnCapers-Huff (Kevin) and Brenda Capers-Day (Donald); grandchildren, Wanda Scruggs, Joseph, Anthony and Shelia Mingo, Afrika Capers, Kevin A. Huff (Angela),Kiesha Day, Jamaal Huff (Melissa), James Capers (Cynthia), Jawhara Graham, Josiah Capers, Eboni Anderson, Jordan Capers, great-grands; LaTrell DeJesus (Jose), Tyisha Combs (Edwards), Tahiem  and Almetya Carr, Reuben and Malik Martinez, Darius Scruggs, DeJon Capers, Dekyra Thomas, DeJuan Amos, Janea Collins, Camron and Seth-Aaron Huff, Ja’Synt Capers, Zyah, Jazlyn, Xion, Allyson and Kyson Huff; 14 great great-grandchildren; nieces, Elder Sarah Thomas, Zemmie and Christine Jones; nephews, Curtis and Jerome Smith

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December 18, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
The Chapel of Hope Aikens Funeral Home Chapel
2708 E Dr. MLK Jr. Blvd
Tampa, Florida 33610

Funeral Service
December 19, 2020

11:00 AM
Mt. Moriah P.B. Church
1225 N. Nebraska Avenue
Tampa, FL 33602

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