Victor Copestake Sr.

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Victor George Copestake, Sr., age 87 of Reisterstown, MD, died Wednesday Oct. 28, 2015 at his daughter's home in Shenandoah Junction, WV. Born Feb. 11, 1928 in Richfield, New Jersey, he was the son of the late William G. and Catherine Susanna Elizabeth Henrietta Lamb Copestake, Jr. He was the husband of Dorothy Fowble Copestake, his wife of 66 years. Mr. Copestake was a retired self-employed bus contractor. He was also member of the American Antique Car Club of America and a Navy Veteran of WWII. He enjoyed square dancing, and years ago sold Christmas Trees. Surviving in addition to his wife, are children, Robert Harry Copestake and spouse Leonard Berman of Atlanta, Ga., Catherine Copestake Yohn and fiancée Fred Collins of Shenandoah Junction, WV and Janie Copestake Eckard and spouse Kenneth of Hanover, PA., grandchildren, Christopher S. Yohn, Emma Mastrogiuseppe, Dylan Eckard and Aimee Tasker. He is also survived by 2 great grandchildren. He was predeceased by a son, Victor George (Chopper) Copestake, Jr. Funeral services will be held at the ECKHARDT FUNERAL CHAPEL P.A., 3296 Charmil Dr., Manchester, MD on Monday Nov. 2, 2015 at 11:00am with the Rev. Scott Sager officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Zion Church Cemetery, Upperco, MD. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 2-4 and 6-8pm at the funeral chapel. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to, Hospice of the Panhandle, 330 Hospice Lane, Kearneysville, WV 25430. Online condolences may be sent to

Funeral Home
Eckhardt Funeral Chapel, P.A. - Manchester
3296 Charmil Drive P.O. Box 389
Manchester, MD 21102
(410) 374-2626
Published in Carroll County Times on Oct. 30, 2015
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