Richard A. Kapp, 81, of Staunton, passed away at 7:00 AM on Friday, September 22, 2023, at Hallmark Health Care Center in Carlinville. He was born on February 21, 1942, in Staunton the son of the late August and Lydia (Becker) Kapp. He married Carol A. Meyer on February 8, 1975, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Staunton and she survives.
Dick was Superintendent of the Water Department for the City of Staunton for over 30 years and also served in the U.S. Army Reserves for 6 years. He was a member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Staunton, and a past member of the Staunton Volunteer Fire Department. He loved duck hunting.
He is survived by his wife, Carol of Staunton; two sons, Daron (Alisha) Kapp of Benld and Aaron (Laura) Kapp of Lebanon; and three grandchildren, Lucca, Giana, Kyle, and a fourth grandchild on the way.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Bob Kapp.
A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, November 18, 2023, from 5 PM until closing at the Staunton VFW Hall in Staunton. Memorials are suggested to either the Staunton Volunteer Fire Department or to the Staunton Sports Boosters.