Obituary: Ernest Boyd Capshaw Sr. (May 11, 1936 – July 31, 2013)

By Submitted August 05, 2013 05:08 pm

Ernest Boyd Capshaw Sr.
Ernest Boyd Capshaw Sr.
Ernest Boyd Capshaw Sr. was born May 11, 1936, in Pine Ridge, Ark. Boyd went home peacefully to his Lord on July 31, 2013, in Crescent City.

A veteran, Boyd joined the Marine Corps and served his country during the Korean Conflict. After leaving the Marine Corps, he moved to Crescent City and started his family.

Boyd worked at various lumber mills and later became a shareholder at Medford Plywood. Later in life, he bought a commercial fishing boat, The Popey, and fished his boat until he no longer was able to.

Boyd loved his beautiful wife Angelina. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, mushrooming, and spending time with his family and friends.

Boyd is survived by his loving wife Angelina, daughter Pamela Aguilar; son Ernest “Rowdy” Boyd Capshaw Jr (Teena); daughter Robin Huff (Calvin); daughter Tracy Lawson (Mark); his grandsons Ryan Taylor, Maxwell Aguilar and Dexter and Tanner Lawson; and granddaughters Casey, Chellsea and Callee Huff and Makayla Capshaw. He also leaves behind numerous great-grandchildren and, of course, his loving and loyal dog, Poppy.

Boyd was preceded in death by his loving parents Joseph and Estelle Capshaw, his stepfather Lee Roy Standridge and great-grandson Ignacio Nacho Jasso.

Visitation will be held at Wier’s Mortuary Chapel on Tuesday, August 6, from 
9 a.m. until 7 p.m.                 

A Mass of Christian Burial and rosary service will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Church on Wednesday at 
11 a.m. Interment will follow at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Crescent City. Family and friends are invited for fellowship after the services at St. Joseph Parish Hall.

Please sign the family’s online guest book at

Arrangements are under the direction of Wier’s Mortuary Chapel.