Copen Craig D. Copen, age 33, of Pickerington, died March 12, 2013. Born September 7, 1979, Craig was a beloved father, son and brother, graduated from Pickerington High School in 1998 and was employed by the Concord Mortgage Group. He was preceded in death by his grandparents Roy C. Copen Sr., and Robert Duffman and uncle Carl Copen. Craig is survived by his parents, David and Debra Copen; sisters, Danielle (Shane Anderson) Augustine and Angela (Brian) Miller; son, Parker Copen-Wilkins; niece, Emily Lemon; nephew, Cole Miller; grandparents, Dorothy Duffman of Lancaster, Donald (Clara) Mitcham of Greenville, PA and Ruth (Jerry) Humphrey of Columbus; and many friends. Friends may visit Friday, 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Epiphany Lutheran Church, 268 Hill Road North (St. Rt. 256), where the funeral will be held Saturday, 11 a.m. Rev. Timothy Kuenzli officiating. A private inurnment will take place at a later date. Donations may be made to Epiphany Lutheran in Craig's memory. Arrangements by the DWAYNE R. SPENCE FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, Pickerington, OH. Online condolences at www.spencefuneralhome.com.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Mar. 14, 2013