Ernest Paul Capell
Last updated 4/21/2021 at 4:27pm
Ernest Paul Capell, 83 years young, of Waxhaw, N.C., succumbed to a more than yearlong battle with cancer, which he had approached with his typical obstinate disposition.
He was born Sept. 17, 1937, to the late Samuel Leroy Capell and Lidie Harbin Capell. He was preceded in death by his eldest son, Jeffrey Paul Capell; three brothers, Leroy Capell, Charles Capell and Joe Capell; and two sisters, Catherine Capell and Geraldine Rhodes.
He served 30 very loyal and honorable years with the Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department, retiring in 1989, having worked hard to earn his position as a...