Jerry W. Kapp

Published 4:58 pm Monday, June 7, 2021

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Jerry W. Kapp of Mocksville died surrounded by his family on June 5, 2021 following a brief illness.

He was born in Forsyth County on July 10, 1942 to William Ernest Kapp and Myrtle Gross Kapp, both of whom preceded him in death.

He attended University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and later Guilford College.He worked in the banking and lending business for more than 47 years and helped to close thousands of loans for homebuyers. He was the founder and operator of Kapp and Associates, a mortgage lending business. He served his country in Vietnam in 1968. He served as the president of Sertoma Club West, treasurer of Winston-Salem Homebuilders, member of Sertoma International, volunteer at Novant Medical Center and many committees for the homebuilders association. He is a member of Blaise Baptist Church.He enjoyed playing golf, camping with the grandchildren and going to Kiawah Island with his family each year. He was a UNC fan and dreamed of being on Franklin Street after a national championship. That dream was realized when his team won in 2017. He was a great husband, father and grandfather as his family meant everything. He poured his energy into creating and maintaining a good life for his family.

Surviving: his wife of 57 years, Faye B Kapp; 2 children, Kristina “Tina Bop” (Sam) Prysiazniuk and Wesley Kapp (Lauren Jenkins); 4 grandchildren, Logan Brooke, Parker Lane, Tyson Brooks and Brayden Jenkins; and 2 nieces, Cheryl Kapp Grosjean and Pam Kapp Phillips.

Preceding him in death: his parents; and 3 brothers, Jack Kapp, Eugene Kapp and Robert (Bill) Kapp.

Because of the impact it has had on his family, the family requests donations to Davie Special Olympics at Davie County Parks and Recreation, 151 Southwood Drive, Mocksville, with a memo in honor of Jerry Kapp.

A memorial service will be conducted at 4 p.m. Thursday, June 10 at Clemmons First Baptist Church. The family will receive friends following the service.