Donald J. Copas
Donald Jerald Copas passed away September 28, 2012, in Brunswick, Ga. He was born in Benton County, the son of Lee and Myrtle Copas. He is survived by a son, Chip, of Ga.; a daughter, Tina, of Ga.; four grandchildren; three sisters, Janet Sue (husband: Don) Logan, of San Angelo, Texas, Vera Nelson, of West Lafayette and Vivian Yarnal, of Lafayette; two brothers, Steve (wife: Jan) Copas, of Tyler, Texas and Norman (wife: Linda) Copas, of Lafayette; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Jean; by his brothers, Cecil Copas, Lee Copas Jr., Melvin Copas and Charles Copas; and his sisters, Helen McBeath and Marivene Rasmussen.
Don and Jean were both buried at sea and they are both greatly missed.