March 10, 1946 – September 17, 2020
James “Jim” Capp passed away September 17, in Loveland, Colorado. He was 74 years old. He was born March 10, 1946 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He attended the Colorado School for the Deaf and Blind and graduated in 1967. Following graduation, he worked for Colorado College for over 33 years. Colorado College awarded him for his distinguished service. He retired in 2006. His retirement was covered by Colorado Springs television. He was a member of the Colorado School for the Deaf and Blind Alumni Association.
He was the son of John “Jack” Capp and Lucille E. Capp of Greeley, Colorado, both deceased. Survivors are his sister Judith Capp Edbrey of Loveland, Colorado, his brother John “Jack” Capp of Fort Collins, Colorado, and sister JoAnn Huston of Madisonville, Tennessee. He is also survived by seven nieces and nephews and 14 great-nieces and nephews.
Jim volunteered and taught American Sign Language to students at Colorado College. He loved gathering with Colorado College students. In 1991, for his volunteer work, he received a 1000 Points of Life Award from U.S. President George H.W. Bush. He was an avid Denver Broncos and Colorado Rockies fan and attended their games. He was a devout Christian and enjoyed attending church services at Crossroads and Foundations churches in Loveland, Timberline Baptist Church in Manitou Springs, Colorado, and East Boulder Baptist Church in Boulder, Colorado. He was an enthusiastic member of church deaf groups. He loved to read about astronomy, space exploration, and World news. He also loved to paint and craft, work puzzles, and be with friends. He loved seeing his alumni friends and attended their summer picnics and reunions. Jim was an avid collector of stamps, comic books and coins. WWE Wrestling was on the top of his favorite things to watch.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 4:00 pm at Stoddard Funeral Home. Graveside Service will be held on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at 3:00 pm at Sunset Memorial Gardens, 3400 W. 28th Street, Greeley, Colorado. A time of fellowship will follow in the cemetery park.
Memorials in James' name can be made in his name to Deaf Ministry, East Boulder Baptist Church, 7690 Baseline Road Boulder, CO 80304.
- John "Jack" Capp, Brother
- Judith Capp, Sister
- JoAnn Huston, Sister
- He is also survived by seven nieces and nephews and 14 great-nieces and nephews.
- Craig Capp
- Cris Capp
- Brian Terrell
- Craig Terrell
- Butch Taylor
- Kirk Johnston
- Seth vonAllmen, Honorary Pallbearer
- Bard McNullen, Honorary Pallbearer
East Boulder Baptist Church 7690 Baseline Road , Boulder, Colorado 80304
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Wednesday, September 23, 2020
September 23, 2020
We didn't know your younger brother, Jim, but we do know that you did a number of things with him. We each have lost a brother and know the pain of losing someone close. Our hearts, thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family. May God give you comfort in the days ahead......Don & Audrey
September 21, 2020
Though I will be unable to join you at the memorial service, I did want to write to express my sincere condolences for the loss of your brother. May the many good memories help offset the feelings of sadness at his passing.
September 20, 2020
Jack, Stephen and I send our deepest condolences. Our thoughts are with you and your family at this difficult time. Susan