James Cape

March 28, 1941 ~ January 4, 2024 (age 82) 82 Years Old

James Cape Obituary

James Cape, 82, of Columbia, Kentucky, died Thursday, January 4, 2024 at TJ Health/Columbia.

He was born March 28, 1941, in Adair County, to the late Virgil and Mable Melson Cape.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Arlena Cape on August 11, 2023, a grandchild, Kayla Sneed and two sisters, Robbie McCarol and Clara Alexander.

James was a member of Melson Ridge Separate Baptist Church and formerly worked at Lake Cumberland State Park.

Survivors include:

One son and daughter-in-law – Ricky and Angela Cape of Shepherdsville

One daughter and son-in-law – Karen and Mike Sneed of Columbia

One brother – Tommy Cape of Columbia

Five grandchildren – Amanda Terrell (Matt), Samantha Cape, Isabella Cape, Landon Sneed, Ashley Pointer (Dustin)

Seven great-grandchildren – Harper Terrell, Alexandria, Isaiah, Evelyn, Myla, Quinton and Jasper Pointer

Several other relatives and friends

Funeral service – Monday, January 8, 2024 at 1:00 P.M. at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Bro. Michael Helm officiating

Burial in Haven Hill Cemetery

Visitation after 9:00 A.M. Monday

Casket Bearers:  Matt Terrell, Tony Grant, Justin Cape, Billy Helm, Richie Melson, Brandon Petty

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements

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January 8, 2024

9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home
200 Campbellsville Street
Columbia, Kentucky 42728

Funeral Service
January 8, 2024

1:00 PM
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home
200 Campbellsville Street
Columbia, Kentucky 42728


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