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educator , photographer , Automotive executive

Richard Walton Caperton, American, Italian Automobile repair company executive, educator, consultant.


Caperton, Richard Walton was born on January 11, 1948 in Waynesburg, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Walton Greene Caperton and Sareta (Campbell) Garetson.


Graduated from the high school, Naples, Florida.


Assistant manager W.T. Grant Company, Naples, 1967-1975. President, chief executive officer, general manager R&R Automotive Inc., 1975-1995, Chief Executive Officer, 1996. President, chief executive officer AAMGO Auto Parts Inc., 1987-1991.

President Caperton Properties, 1977—2000, Nu U Marketing, 1991-1995, Caperton Consulting, 1994-1996. Instructor Walker Technology Institute, 1996—1997. Advertising consultant Edwards Publications, 1998.

Owner Rick Caperton Photography, Anderson, South Carolina, 2000—2006. Partner Broadway Lake Studio, since 2007.


The Covenant is the means of grace by which the relationship with God is accepted and then sustained. It is therefore not so much about getting in to a relationship with God as it is about staying in it.


All human life is created by God and therefore is significant and valuable. When governments implement the capital punishment, then the life of the convicted is devalued and all possibilities of change end.


Language of offensive nature with regard to race, ethnicity or nationality does not indicate the value of each individual and contradicts the teaching of Jesus Christ.


Board directors East Naples Civic Association, 1979-1980. Vice president Florida Sports Park, Naples, 1997, president, 1997-1998, board directors, since 1987, director emeritus. Member advisory board Walker Technology Institute, 1991-1995.

Appointed to Florida New Motor Vehicle Arbitration Board, 1994-1997. Fellow Automobile Service Association, Rotary (board directors Naples East 1987-1996, vice president Naples East 1990-1991, president 1996-1997), member Greater Anderson Rotary.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf, scuba diving, boating, shooting.


Children: Richard Walton Junior, Christa Elizabeth, Joseph Allen, Stephanie Gabrielle. Married Linda L. Burgess, July 4, 1999. 1 stepchild: Melinda Carlson.

Walton Greene Caperton Garetson

Sareta (Campbell) Garetson

Linda L. Burgess

Richard Walton Junior Caperton

Christa Elizabeth Caperton

Joseph Allen Caperton

Stephanie Gabrielle Caperton