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Wayne Leonard Copelin

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Wayne Leonard Copelin Obituary
WAYNE COPELIN Wayne Leonard Copelin, Sr., 76, of Clarendon, Texas died April 2, 2018 in Clarendon, Texas. A Celebration of Life for Wayne will be held at 3:00 PM Thursday, April 5, 2018 at Blake and Erin Osburn's home at 1021 South Faker Street in Clarendon, Texas. Inurnment will be at a later date in Rowe Cemetery in Hedley, Texas. Cremation and Arrangements are by Robertson Funeral Directors of Clarendon, Texas. Wayne was born May 29, 1941 in Pomona, California to Lloyd and Joy Loomis Copelin. He married Joan Earlene Sabroe on June 13, 1959 in Reno, Nevada. He had been a salesman prior to his retirement selling pianos, antennas, and wood. He was a top piano salesman and sold 7 pianos in one day. He was a hardwood logger and was an avid hunter and fisherman. He was honorary mayor for Los Molinos, California for 4 years. He also volunteered putting up the Christmas tree for the town of Los Molinos for several years. He was a generous man and donated turkeys during the holiday season to needy families. He had been a resident of Donley County for the past 20 years and attended Arena of Life Church in Clarendon. Wayne was preceded in death by his parents, Lloyd and Joy Copelin; a son, Larry William Copelin; a grandson, Roper Copelin; his twin, Dwayne Copelin and other siblings, Tony Copelin, Janet Copelin, Lloyd Ray Copelin, & June Stahler. Survivors include his wife, Joan Copelin of Clarendon; his children, Wayne Copelin, Jr. and wife Rhonda, Joanne Barton and husband Jack, Ernest Copelin and wife Tangela, Tina Ferris and husband Scotty, Laura Luttrell and husband Mark, and Erin Osburn and husband Blake; 10 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; and his siblings, Joann Forren, Susan Snooks, and Sandra Copelin. In lieu of flowers, the family suggest memorials be sent to Rowe Cemetery Association in Hedley, Texas.
Published in Chico Enterprise-Record on Apr. 4, 2018
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