Deceased Information

  • DECEASED

    Ross Kapstein

  • AGE

    73

  • DATE OF DEATH

    Friday, August 27, 2021 (Before Sunset)

  • DATE OF FUNERAL

    Sunday, September 05, 2021

  • TIME OF FUNERAL

    9:30 AM

  • PLACE OF BURIAL

  • DONATIONS

  • OBITUARY

    The funeral will be livestreamed via Zoom. Click HERE to view the funeral live.

    Meeting ID: 864 7962 1483

    Passcode: 033735

    MASKS AND SOCIAL DISTANCING IS REQUIRED FOR ALL ATTENDING IN-PERSON. ANYONE NOT FEELING WELL SHOULD NOT ATTEND IN PERSON.

    Although vaccinated, Ross Michael Kapstein passed away from Covid-19 on August 27, 2021. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio on August 17th, 1948 to Syd and Irene Kapstein. He is preceded in death by his parents and his brother Jon Kapstein. His childhood years were spent in Roosevelt, NJ. Upon graduation from Roosevelt High School, he moved to Atlanta, GA. Ross graduated from Oglethorpe University with a B.A. degree in education. He earned his Masters and Specialist Degrees in curriculum instruction from Georgia State University. He taught Social Studies for 36 years to middle school and high school students in the inner city of Atlanta. Ross was a dedicated educator and devoted his life to teaching. He was on the cover of “ Time Magazine” for his innovative style of teaching economics. He composed and sang “ RUN GNP”, a rap song to motivate students to learn about supply and demand. He was an avid tennis player and loved playing matches with his son Joshua. He was a talented musician, guitar player, and songwriter. Ross was an accomplished author, historian, and preservationist. Ross was an art collector and dealer with quite the clientele. His travels with his family to Montana and Wyoming brought him great joy. He had many lifelong friends and made many new ones along the way. He loved the Cleveland Browns and Indians, and was their most loyal fan. In his younger years, Ross played fast-modified pitch softball with the “Cadillacs” (a.k.a. Kappy) and they won the Atlanta City Championship in 1980. Ross was a devoted husband to Jackie and a devoted father to his son Joshua. He was a loving brother-in-law to Sherry Shadrach, and uncle to Sheana Kurtz and Amanda Griffin. He was a great uncle to five nieces and nephews. He will be remembered for his kind soul and love for his family. Rest in Peace. Services will be held on Sunday, September 5, 2021 at 9:30 am at Temple Kol Emeth, 1415 Old Canton Rd, Marietta, GA 30062, with a Zoom option. The family requests donations be made to Temple Kol Emeth. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, 770.451.4999.

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