Dr. Dharam Pal Kapil peacefully entered into eternal rest on November 10, 2015 after a brief illness. Born in Jalandhar, India he was the son of the late Milkhi Ram Kapil and Daya Vanti Kapil. He moved to the United States in 1966 and earned his PhD in Economics from the University of California, San Diego. Dharam Pal devoted his career to economics as both a university professor and Economic Analyst for the U.S. Army Tank & Automotive Command in Michigan. In 2000, he and his wife, the late Dr. Santosh Kapil moved to Martinez, Georgia to be closer to their children. Dharam Pal was a respected member of the Hindu Temple Society of Augusta. He was active in social and religious activities in the community. He was a "foodie" and loved spending time with his family. He enjoyed music, Bollywood movies, traveling, and learning about the latest in technology. He is survived by son Dr. Vikas Kapil (Nisha), of Johns Creek, Georgia; daughter Dr. Nidhi Gulati (Adarsh) of Martinez, Georgia; grandchildren Dr. Shikha Kapil, Vinesh Kapil, Shalin Kapil, Dr. Priya Gulati and Akash Gulati; sister, Padma Mahindra in Amritsar, India and extended family. Many thanks to the nurses, doctors and caregivers at Emory Johns Creek Hospital, and also his in-home caregivers from Visiting Angels who watched over him with respect and compassion. Funeral services will be held on Friday, November 13, 2015 at 1:00 PM at Wages and Son's Funeral Home at 1031 Lawrenceville Hwy., Lawrenceville, Georgia, 30046. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the Greater Atlanta Vedic Temple, 492 Harmony Grove Rd, SE, Lilburn, Georgia, 30047 or the Hindu Temple Society of Augusta, 1421 Lukes Road, Augusta, Georgia, 30909. Please accept our heartfelt appreciation and gratitude for the love, caring and kindness that you have all shown to us. The Kapil and Gulati Families

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  1. Please know that all the CDC staff that work for Vik Kapil were saddened to hear of his father’s passing. We wish your family comfort in celebrating and remembering the wonderful life Dharam Pal. Be in peace and strong faith.

  2. Our deepest condolences to Vik, Nisha and all of the Kapil and Gulati family. Our prayers and thoughts are with you always. We share your sorrow but also rejoice with you in your father’s memory.

  3. Will be praying for your family….my heart is heavy for you, it’s hard losing this connection its a loss on so many levels God bless you as you go through this

  4. Praying for you and your family during this difficult time. I am so sorry for your loss, you have my deepest sympathy!!!

  5. Our deepest condolences to Dr. Nidhi Gulati and family. Thinking of you all as you celebrate the wonder life of your father. Always in our prayers.

    With deepest Sympathy.

    Ga. War Veterans NH 4th floor family

  6. Although it’s difficult today to see beyond the sorrow. May looking back on memories help comfort you tomorrow.

    Ga. War Veterans Nursing Home 5th Floor

  7. Although it’s difficult today to see beyond the sorrow. May looking back on memories help comfort you tomorrow.

    Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home 5th Floor

  8. Thinking of you and your family during this very difficult time and sending prayers for comfort, strength and peace .

  9. My sincere condolences to you and your family during this difficult time. May God bless you and may the sweet memories be a means of comfort in the days to come.

  10. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family during this time. May God give all of you his peace.

  11. My thoughts and prayers go out to your family and this difficult time. Your parents are together again! Memories will help as you heal.

  12. I would like to send my condolence to the Kapil family!Prayers are with you’ll during this time of bereavement. Blessings from LaShonda @visiting angels!

  13. Our entire Visiting Angels team is lifting up prayers for your family. Mr. Kapil was gracious and peaceful and welcomed our team to assist in your and his time of need. May peace and strength be yours knowing that he was with those he loved in his final months.

    Lisa Machado

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