WO1 Earl Wayne Capps was a VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 08/01/2005 at the age of 54.9
Lewisburg, KY
Flight Classes 69-31 and 69-27
Date of Birth 09/12/1950
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with 2/17 CAV in 70, A/158 AVN 101 ABN in 70-71
Call signs in Vietnam ANDY, GHOST RIDER 30
This information was provided by Robert W. Owen

More detail on this person: Mr. Earl Wayne Capps, Jr., age 54, of Lewisburg, Ky., died Monday, August 1, 2005, at his residence in Lewisburg, Ky.

Mr. Capps, Jr. was President of Kipp Transportation. He was a Kentucky Colonel and a member of the VFW, American Legion, Ghostriders Assoc. and the Vietnam Helicopter Pilot Assoc. He Served in the Army during the Vietnam War. He took part in the extraction of Firebase "Ripcord" and Lam Son 719.He received a Bronze Star, DFC and 2 Distinquished Service Crosses.

survivors: Wife - Mrs. Eva R. (Futrell) Capps, Lewisburg KY 42256; Two Sons - Mr. Earl (Andy) Wayne Capps, III. - (Jennifer) of Versailles, Ky and Mr. Daniel Eric Capps - (Katie) of Lawrence, KS; Two Brothers, Mr. Jerry Capps - (Patricia) of Florence, S.C. and Mr. Dwight Capps- (Donna) of Florence, S.C.; One grandson, Eli Wayne Capps of Versailles, KY plus Several neices and nephews.

From: Robert W. Owens

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