Robert Capel Obituary in Martinsville at Hairston Funeral Home | Martinsville, VA
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Robert Capel

06/04/1937 - 10/07/2021

Obituary For Robert Capel

Robert Capel 84, of Yvonne Rd., Martinsville, VA, departed this life on Thursday, October 7, 2021 at his residence. He was born in Montgomery County, NC on June 4, 1937, the son of the late David Jerome Capel and the late Willie Mae Bennett Capel.

In addition to his parents, Robert was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Jean Fisher Capel; one daughter, Victoria Capel; five brothers, and three sisters.

Robert was a member of Mayo Missionary Baptist Church where he was a member of the Royal 12, and a Sunday School teacher. He received his Bachelors of Arts degree from Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville, NC, and a Masters of Education from North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, NC. Robert was a member of the Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. He retired from the Martinsville Public School System as Vice -Principal after 36 years of service.

Robert leaves to cherish his memory, two sons, Gregory J. Capel, and Anthony W. Capel both of Martinsville, VA; two grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one sister, Golden Lee of Greensboro, NC; one brother, Samuel Capel of Columbia, MD; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 1 p.m. at Carver Memorial Gardens, Martinsville, VA, with Pastor Dwight Mack, Eulogist. A public viewing will be held on Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at Hairston Funeral Home between the hours of 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. In accordance with the CDC, a face covering and social distancing is required. All other times, the family will be receiving friends at the home, 124 Yvonne Rd., Martinsville, VA.

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Table Arrangements
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11
Sweet Moments
$69.95
Beautiful Dreams
$79.95
The Sweetest Touch
$74.95
Heartfelt Condolences
$89.95
Rays of Solace Bouquet
$74.95
Ocean Devotion
$74.95
Gathered With Love Flower Arrangement
$119.95
Pastel Harmony
$84.95
Pastel Peace Basket
$74.95
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