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Anthony Capers

December 17, 1951 — February 21, 2022


Anthony D. “Tony” Capers, 70, of Hopedale, passed away on Monday, February 21, 2022 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born December 17, 1951 in Wheeling, West Virginia a son of the late Norman and Edna Milliken Capers.

Tony was a member of the Hopedale Church of Christ, Harrison Lodge #219, F.&A.M. and the Scottish Rite #33, Valley of Steubenville. He was retired from Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Corporation.

He was preceded in addition to his parents; by a son Sean Sponhaltz; and a nephew, Jeffrey Polen.

Tony is survived by his wife of 43 years, Joyce Zende Capers; a son, Aaron (April) Capers of Cadiz; a daughter, Jessica (Jason) Friedline of Wintersville; 7 grandchildren: Roarke, Ryan, Emma, Brayden, Grayson, Trenton and Gianna; a brother, Norman (Sandy) Capers of Bloomingdale; a sister, Sandi Polen of Naples, Florida; and a nephew, Troy and 2 nieces: Tracey and Paula.

A memorial service will be held at the Hopedale Church of Christ, 329 High Street, Hopedale on Sunday, February 27, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. with Dean Blythe officiating. Masonic service will take place immediately before the memorial service at the church. Interment will be at Greenwood Cemetery, Hopedale, Ohio. The family is being assisted by Clark-Kirkland-Barr Funeral Home, Cadiz, Ohio.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Hopedale Church of Christ, P.O. Box 266, Hopedale, Ohio 43976.

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Sunday, February 27, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Hopedale Church of Christ

306 Lahm Dr, Hopedale, OH 43976

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