COPELAND, DAVID ALLEN, 56, died at University Hospital May 7, 2012.
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He was a native of Peoria, IL . He was a mail handler for the Department of Veterans Affairs, was a United States Marine Corps Vietnam veteran and had been a member of the National Guard. He was an avid U of L fan and loved to fish.
He was predeceased by his father, Donald Copeland; mother, Dorothy Schultz; brother, Jimmy Copeland and sister Carol McQuaid. He is survived by his loving wife of 13 years Debora Lynn McCollum Copeland; son, David M. Copeland (Tiffany); stepdaughter, Brittany Marie Dempsey (Derek); sister, Alethia Hanks; best friend William B. Helton; and seven grandchildren.
Funeral services: 12:30 p.m. Thursday at Ratterman Grand Chapels, 4832 Cane Run Road with burial in Kentucky Veterans Cemetery, Radcliff, KY . Friends may call 2-8 p.m. Wednesday.
Expressions of sympathy to the
JB Ratterman & Sons - Grand Chapels
4832 Cane Run Road Louisville, KY 40216
Published in The Courier-Journal on May 8, 2012