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Graydon L. Capps

Birth Date: November 10, 1935
Death Date: December 16, 2017

Decatur – Graydon L. “Cappy” Capps, 82 of Decatur, IL, passed away on December 16th at 11:53am at Decatur Memorial Hospital, Decatur IL.
Graydon was born November 10, 1935, in Atwood Illinois, the son of John Capps and Frances (Catlin) Traxler. He married Judith (Hall), October 27, 1957. Graydon was a proud veteran of the US Army, retired from A.E. Staley and served as Senior Vice Commander of the Macon County Honor Guard. He was a member of the Korean War Veterans Chapter #24 and American Legion Post #105.
He is survived by his wife Judy; two sons: Tony (Stephanie), and Jeff both of Decatur, IL; 4 grandchildren, Lindsey (Andrew), Kolbey, Alyssa (Dylan), Marisa, Zachary, and Zoe; 4 great grandchildren, Bradey, Hayden, Mackenzie and Ava; and his sister Darlene (Ed Osgood) and brother David Traxler (Mary). He was preceded in death by his parents.
The family would like to express a thank you to Heartland Manor Care of Decatur for their tender and loving care of Graydon.
Visitation will be Wednesday, December 20, 2017, from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Moran & Goebel Funeral Home. Services to celebrate Graydon’s life will be 11 AM, Thursday, December 21, 2017, at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Hammond Cemetery, Hammond, Illinois. Memorials can be directed to the Macon County Honor Guard.
The family of Graydon L. “Cappy” Capps is being served by the Moran & Goebel Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2801 N. Monroe St., Decatur, IL 62526. Condolences and memories may be shared at

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  1. May God Bless the family with strength and peace. Graydon will be cherished and live forever in our hearts. Our thought and prayers are with you all.
    Danny, Lana, Nick, Dana, Brandon, Amber, Haylee, & Greylyn Cornwell

  2. I met Cappy over 5 years now through the Macon County Honor Guard guard. I was honored and blessed to have met this great man. When we had the opportunity to share just our time together. He spoke of his sons so proudly and the grandchildren that he loves so much and most of all his beautiful wife. Cappy always had a kind word. He was a gentle giant to me. He not only served his country with honor he served his community and the fallen veterans that passed before him. The family has my utmost condolences and I know he is in the Lord's hands now. I will truly miss you, my friend, my brother, and my commander. God bless.
    James A. Henderson III

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