George Leon Capps

George Leon Capps

October 19, 2021, 92, Goldsboro –

George Leon Capps, 92, passed away peacefully at his home on Tuesday, October 19, 2021. Born in Johnston County on February 22, 1929, he was the son of the late William Herman Capps and Sula Toler.

Leon was raised in the Masonic Home for Children in Oxford where he would earn the title of a 32nd Degree Mason later in his life. Leon proudly served his country in the United States Navy and would later retire from Duke Energy Corporation. He was a member of Capital Pentecostal Holiness Church and Salem United Methodist Church. He was also a member of the NRA.

A service to celebrate Leon’s life will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, October 22, 2021 in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home. Interment with military honors will conclude the services at Evergreen Cemetery in Goldsboro. The family will receive friends from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. on Friday prior to the service at Seymour Funeral Home. In order to maintain an environment of safety, the family is requesting all that will be attending to please follow COVID-19 protocols.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Singleton Capps; his sons, Gary Capps and wife, Cheryl of Fuquay-Varina, Jeffrey Capps and wife, Wanda of Clayton, Christopher Capps and wife, Jennifer of Waynesville; step-daughter, Debra Bartlett and husband, Kenneth of Goldsboro, step-sons, Jim Singleton and wife, Mary Ann of Zebulon, Wes Singleton and wife, Phyliss of Greenville, Bob Singleton and wife, Nancy of Fuquay-Varina; his brother, Bob Capps of Knightdale and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Leon was preceded in death by his sisters, Verna Mae Holder and Rosalee Gautier, brother, William Herman Capps Jr. and wife, Mary Peace Capps.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Masonic Home for Children, 600 College St, Oxford, NC 27565.

Arrangements by Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service. Online condolences may be sent to