Obituary: Edward S. Caple, Jr.

Edward S. Caple, Jr. (1921-2011)

Cmdr. Edward S. Caple Jr. passed away on June 13, 2011, in Carson City.

Born July 12, 1921, in Spokane, Wash., Edward was married to Jane L. Herrick in 1949. They were together until her passing in 1999. Edward and Jane had four daughters, five grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. Edward was an Eagle Scout and enlisted in the Navy in 1939. He later received an appointment and graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis in 1945. A naval aviator, Edward retired in 1965 at Moffett Field, Calif. He had many hobbies including fishing and hunting.

Edward will be laid to rest alongside his wife Jane and daughter Patricia at Arlington National Cemetery. He will be missed by all - Aloha Grandpa.


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