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James Capers

July 10, 1941 ~ November 24, 2017 (age 76)

James "Bobby" Capers, son of the late Mr. Rufus Capers and Mrs. Ollie Mae Johnson Capers, was born on July 10, 1941 in St. Matthews, South Carolina. He departed this life on Friday, November 24th, 2017 at Colleton Medical Center in Walterboro, South Carolina. 

James spent his early years in Holly Hill, SC where he attended Holly Hill Elementary School. The family relocated to Brooklyn, New York and he continued his educations at Boys' High School. He held various positions including being a security guard and working for a candy factory. Then he returned to South Carolina where he became a member of Live Oak AME Church and occasionally attended Greater Deliverance Tabernacle. 

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by three brothers: Mr. Paul Johnson, Mr. Arthur Capers, and Mr. David Capers, and a sister: Ms. Catherine C. Daniels. 

He leaves to cherish fond memories, one sister: Mrs. Ruby Benjamin of Staten Island, NY; one sister-in-law: Mrs. Willia Mae Capers of Santee, SC; one niece: Krista (William) Morris; two nephews: Gabriel (Mashell) Capers; and the late Laura (Richard) Benjamin all from Holly Hill, SC and a host of grandnieces, grandnephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. 

Family will be receiving friends at 330 Sugar Hill Road, Holly Hill, SC 29059. 

 Service Information

November 29, 2017

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Grace Funeral Services LLC - Holly Hill
8827 Old State Rd
Holly Hill, South Carolina 29059

Home Going Celebration
November 30, 2017

12:00 PM
Greater Deliverance Tabernacle
125 Sugar Hill Road
Holly Hill, SC 29059


Live Oak AME Church
9843 Old Number Six Highway
Vance, SC 29163

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