Bradley Caplinger

September 8, 1987 ~ April 14, 2020 (age 32)


Bradley Landon Caplinger, age 32, of New Vienna, passed away Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at his home of natural causes.  Bradley was born September 8, 1987 in Wilmington, the son of Richard Landon Caplinger and Barbara Jean Davidson, both of whom preceded him in death.  Bradley was a 2005 Graduate of East Clinton High School, attended ITT Tech where he studied design.  He had worked for Airborne Express.  Bradley loved to read, listen to music, and had a passion for art.  He followed the Anaheim Ducks Hockey team and the Dallas Cowboys football team.  He was a lifelong avid fan of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.  But most of all, Bradley loved his dog Shredder and sitting around a bonfire with family and friends.

 Bradley is survived by his half-brother Johnny Blair; Aunts, Judy Caplinger Huff (Steve), Gail Caplinger Hutchins, Linda Caplinger (James), Diane Davidson Thompson, and Susie Davidson; Uncle David Davidson; and Cousins, Nathan Caplinger (LaLisa), Angel Caplinger Van Hoose (Brad), Jeremy Huff (Tabby), Justin Huff (Tori), Michael Hutchins, Leslie Rasnick, Kelly Rasnick, Stephanie Davidson Crum (Richie), Chad Davidson and many friends that were special to him. 

 In addition to his parents, Bradley is preceded in death a Brother Matthew Alan Caplinger; Paternal Grandparents, Robert Caplinger and Elaine Kelley; Maternal Grandparents, Delbert “Turk” and Ruth Ann Davidson; Uncles, James Caplinger and Jimmy Davidson; Aunt Sherry Lynn Davidson; and his fur baby Shredder.   

 Graveside services will be held privately for Bradley and Shredder at the convenience of the family in the New Vienna I.O.O.F. Cemetery.  To leave an on-line condolence, please visit, or see our Facebook page, Brown Funeral Home. 

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