Richard passed away on Monday, August 6, 2012 in Lansing, Michigan at the age of 48. He was born in Lansing on September 11, 1963 the son of Edward and Joyce Capoccia. When not working as a concrete finisher, Richard was an avid hunter, fisherman, motorcycle enthusiast, and loved to play poker. Richard was preceded in death by his father, Edward, and a brother, Oscar Smith. Surviving are his wife, Carol; mother, Joyce Capoccia-Whitney; children, Jasmine and Richard Capoccia, Eric, Jessica and Jeremy Hullet; and grandchildren, Cash Ottgen-Hullett and Elizah Duncan. Also surviving are his sisters, Paula (Bill) Anderson, DeEtta Hazel; niece and nephew Lora and Dan Anderson. Funeral Services will be held Friday, August 10, 2012, 10:00 a.m., at Palmer, Bush & Jensen Family Funeral Homes, Holt-Delhi Chapel. The family will receive friends Thursday, 6-8 pm.