Wilbur Capps was one of our founding attorneys, and practiced law at the firm from 1964 until his death in 1992.
Wilbur was heavily involved in the community both locally and globally. Locally, Wilbur served on the Board of Trustees of Carthage College, Board of Trustees of Robert Morris College, and was a leader in the Carthage Kiwanis Club for 41 years. He was also a founding member of the Attorney’s Title Guarantee Fund, and served on its Board of Directors from 1964 to 1991.
Globally, Wilbur served his country in the United States Army during World War II, and served as a prosecuting attorney during the Okinawa War crimes trials.
Wilbur is remembered by those who knew him as a true gentleman, respectful both inside and outside the courtroom.
His passions in life were his wife, Martha, his dog, Pugo, and the practice of law. Wilbur’s steadfast dedication to his clients and ceaseless work ethic made him not only successful, but also well regarded in the legal community.
Wilbur’s name remains with the firm to this day to symbolize our ongoing commitment to his values; providing high-quality legal representation to our local community.