Aiken-Capers Funeral Home

Serving Summerville and the Charleston Area

A Funeral is ...

A funeral is an opportunity for loved ones to honor a life.  However, it also provides loved ones a chance to be actively involved in celebrating that life.  The celebration can be in church, in our chapel, at home, graveside, or seaside.  No matter where you choose to celebrate your loved ones passing, we are here to help you.

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We can individualize the funeral with:

  • location
  • music
  • pictures
  • smells
  • tastes
  • keepsakes

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Serving Summerville Since 1929

(843) 873-2310

Henry S. Capers

Reverend Dr. Henry Singleton Capers


  • Bond-Wilson High School ............................... Charleston, SC
  • U.S. Navy Advance Engineering ..................... San Diego, CA
  • Nuclear Power Reator Repairs ....................... San Diego, CA
  • Southern Illinois University ............................ Carbondale, IL
    B.S. in Education
  • International Bible Institute and Seminary .... Orlando, FL 
    Master of Theology 
    Doctor of Divinity

Certifications and Licenses

  • Licensed Funeral Director
  • Notary Public for The State of South Carolina
  • Licensed Insurance Agent
  • Licensed Insurance Agent
  • Licensed and Ordained Baptist Minister


  • 23 Years US Navy Veteran and world traveller
  • Moderator, Old Ashley Baptist Association
  • General Secretary, Charleston County Baptist Association
  • Pastor, Central Baptist Church, Summerville, SC
  • Pastor, Annivesta Baptist Church, Hollywood, SC
  • Assistant Pastor, Mr. Pisgah Baptist Church, Charleston, SC
  • Assistant Pastor, Shiloh Baptist Church, New London, CT
  • Ordained to the Gospel Ministry, Old Ashley Baptist Association
  • Associate Minister, Lovely Mountain Baptist Church, N. Charleston, SC
  • Called to the Ministry, Licensed to Preach, Lovely Mountain


  • Pastor, Central Baptist Church, Summerville, SC
  • Pastor, Annivesta Baptist Church, Hollywood, SC
  • Moderator, Old Ashley Baptist Association
  • Executive Board, Old Ashley Baptist Association
  • Executive Board, Old Ashley Sunday School and BTU Committee
  • General Secretary, Charleston Baptist Association
  • Executive Board, Charleston Baptist Association
  • President, Holley Interdenominational Ministers Alliance
  • President, Dorchester County Literacy Council, Summerville, SC
  • Charleston County Chairman, S.C. Black Adoption Project (SC Dept. of Social Services)
  • Instructor, Ministry Forum Charleston County and Vicinity
  • Member, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
  • Vice President, Charleston District Old Ashley Baptist Association
  • Chairman, Education Board, Charleston County Baptist Association
  • Secretary, Charleston Baptist Center Foundation
  • Assistant Secretary, South Carolina State Southeastern Fellowship
  • Youth Director, Charleston County Baptist Brotherhood
  • Member, New Eden Masonic Lodge
  • Proprietor, Aiken-Capers Funeral Home, Summerville, SC
  • Executive Board, South Carolina E&M Convention
  • Radio Program Host, "Plain Talk," WPAL Radio, Charleston, SC
  • Radio Program Host, "Truth," WQIZ Radio, Charleston, SC
  • Radio Program Host, "Truth," WSSB Radio, Orangeburg, SC


  • He is married to the lovely Carla Benjamin Capers
  • He resides in Summerville, SC

201 E 1st North St, Summerville, SC 29483

(843) 873-2310  -

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