What happened to Jimmy Capps? Asked by Evelynn Nava Acclaimed guitarist Jimmy Capps, loved by everyone who knew him, died June 2 at 81 due to health complications. Capps was lead guitar in the house band at the Grand Ole Opry and a member of the Musicians Hall of Fame. Michaela Harris, BA Contributor 4.8/525 ratings Rate this answer Leave your comment You may be interested inHow long were Michelle and Capps married? Capps is survived by his wife of 12 years, Michele Voan Capps; another son, Jeff; and two granddaughters. (His first wife died before him.)When did Jimmy Capps marry Michelle? On July 15, 2007, twelve years after that first meeting they married.When was michele voan capps born? My mom, Michelle Capps, was born October 30, 1966, to Elaine and Willie Fisher of Tipton.