Services for James Owen ‘J.O.’ Capps, 20, 114 W.
Baseline Road, Melba, who died Wednesday, March 7, in Melba,
will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at Flahiff Funeral Chapel
of Nampa by Dr. Fred W. Knight of the Melba community Baptist
Church, assisted by Hugh Swim.
Pallbearers will be Scott Leavitt, Rex Leavitt, Bill
Swim, Kent Van Schoiack, Glenn Suchy and Don Nichols.
Interment will follow at the Melba Cemetery in the Reineke
He was born Feb. 7, 1964 in Caldwell and resided in Bruneau
until 1966 when he moved with his family to Melba. He was
educated in the Melba school system and was active in sports
and school activities. He graduated from Melba High School in
He had worked for Amalgamated Sugar Co. in
and was employed by Don Nichols Construction Co. He was a
member of the Melba Volunteer Fire Department.
He is survived by his mother, Luana Capps of Melba; two
brothers, Ron Capps, Bakersfield, Calif., Marion ‘Butch’
Webster, Nampa; a sister, Michele Ring, Las Vegas, Nev.;
maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Marion Reineke, Melba; one
aunt, one uncle, and nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his father, Owen Capps, on
Dec. 24, 1983; his grandmother, Janie Coffman on Aug. 24,
1983, an uncle, Chuck Reineke in 1978 and a cousin Roger
Reineke in 1980.
Memorials may be made to the Roger Reineke Scholarship
Fund at Melba High School, to a favorite church or charity or
flowers may be sent.
Friends may call at Flahiff Funeral Chapel of Nampa
today from 1 until 9 p.m. and Monday from 9 a.m. until the
time of the service.