Charles Allen Capers, 64, departed his earthly home on Tuesday, June 22, 2021.
Born in Estill, South Carolina, he was the son of Harry Capers and Redell (Allen) Maner and the beloved husband of Carole Lynn (Henry) Capers. He was a lifetime member of Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church in Springfield. Mr. Capers will be remembered as always preaching although he never yielded to the calling. He was a great, caring, strong man with a wonderful sense of humor. He loved music and loved to sing. As a father he was protective yet nurturing towards his children. His favorite psalm was psalm 23.
Predeceased by his parents and his wife he leaves to cherish his memory two sons Charles Capers Henry and Denzel O'Neal Henry, three daughters Danielle Redell Henry, Carleana Mazerine Henry and Charlene Anisha Linshon Capers; two brothers Delacey Maner and James Bruce Maner and four sisters Dorothy Housey, Diane Flemmings, Rev. Catherine Presil and Odell Brookes and eight grandchildren.
There will be a visitation from 10-11 a.m. Friday at New Life Calvary Baptist Church , 981 Wilbraham Road, Springfield followed by a celebration of his life at 11 a.m. with burial in Oak Grove Cemetery.
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