Kelly William Cape July 2, 1949 – Aug. 13, 2017 Monmouth – Kelly William Cape was born on July 2, 1949 in Lynwood, California to George and Rena Cape. He passed away in Independence at the age of 68. During the Vietnam conflict, he served in US Army, graduating from Aviation School and earning an Air Medal in 1968. On April 14, 1973, he married Ann Marie Williamson in Anaheim, California, and they raised two sons. Kelly attended Western Baptist College (now Corban University), graduating in 1997. He was self-employed, and worked in delivery, computer and auto repair, and serving veterans. He had a passion for assisting fellow veterans in accessing their VA benefits. He was a voice for veterans who needed guidance. He had a special ability to make anyone laugh, anytime, and his dream was scoring the best deal at Goodwill. Surviving Kelly are his wife, Ann; son Andrew “Billy” (Susan) Cape (grandchildren Levi and Noah) of Fresno, CA; son Michael (Paddie) Cape (grandchildren Abigail and Bettijane) of Amity, OR. A celebration of life will be held Sat., Aug. 19, 2017, TIME at Life Center Four Square Church, Independence. Farnstrom Mortuary is handling arrangements. Farnstrom Mortuary is caring for the family. Memories and condolences may be shared at

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