Roy T. Cape, Jr., age 82, of 3350 Highway 280 East, Cordele, died Thursday, May 28, 2020, at Crisp Regional Hospital in Cordele.
Born in Byron, he was the son of the late Roy T. Cape and Marjorie Hanie Cape. Roy was a member of the East Crisp basketball team that won the state championship during the 1955-56 season. He was also a member of theAll-Pro Baseball Team. He retired from Robins Air Force Base and was the owner of Cape Trailers. Roy was a member of Penia Baptist Church and loved fishing.
David Cape of Vienna
Danny Cape (Carol) of Cordele
Jody Cape (Susan) of West Point
Daughter: Teresa Pruitt (Christopher Richey) of Perry
Brother: Donald Cape of Covington
Marjarie Nell Rowe of Vienna
Sylvia Cape of Cordele
Great Grandchildren: 10
He was preceded in death by his wife, Irene Altman Cape and his brother, Harry Cape.
A private graveside service for the immediate family only will be held at 11 AM Saturday, May 30 in Harmony-Smyrna Cemetery.
The family will have a drive-thru visitation beginning at 1 PM Saturday at the residence of Marjarie Nell Rowe, 6266 Highway 41 North, Vienna. Please enter the property at the north driveway and exit the property at the south driveway. To comply with social distancing guidelines, please remain in your vehicle to speak to the family.
The service will be live-streamed on the funeral home Facebook page.
Memorial gifts may made to Penia Baptist Church, 3738 Old Penia Road, Cordele, Georgia 31015.
Brannen-NeSmith Funeral Home of Vienna has charge of arrangements.
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