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Mr. Rick Copeland

1958 ~ 2021 (age 63)

Obituary

"A light from our household is gone, a voice we loved is still; A place is vacant in our home, that can never be filled. We have to mourn the loss of one we did our best to save; Beloved on earth, regretted still, remembered in the grave...."  -Author Unknown

Mr. Rick “Ricky” Copeland, son of the late Rev. Leonard & Lady Masleen Copeland; was born March 2, 1958; in Walterboro, South Carolina.
He was educated in the public schools of Colleton County. After graduating, he became employed with Godwin (Dean) Building Supply. He remained employed with them for numerous years, until his health began to decline. As time went on, he met the love of his life, Shirley Bodison. On March 5, 1986, Rick and Shirley were joined in Holy Matrimony. They would remain together for thirty-five years, until his passing.

To know Rick was to love him. He never met a stranger. His favorite pastimes included playing cards and watching sports, especially the Dallas Cowboys.
On Wednesday: November 3, 2021, Rick departed this earthly life. Along with his parents, Rick is also preceded in death by three brothers. Left to cherish his memories are: wife, Shirley Copeland: three sisters, Linda Gadsden, Darlene (Ricky) Martin and Lady Desiree (Pastor Charles) Price: two brothers, Donald Copeland and Ronnie Rumph: four brother in laws; four sister in laws; along with a host of numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and caring friends.

The family wishes to express sincere gratitude in advance , for the many continued expressions of love and sympathy shown to them, during this difficult time.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
November 10, 2021

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Koger's Mortuary Service
508 South Jefferies Blvd
Walterboro, SC 29488

Celebration of Life
Thursday
November 11, 2021

1:00 PM
Koger's Mortuary Service
508 South Jefferies Blvd
Walterboro, SC 29488

Interment following funeral service
Thursday
November 11, 2021

Heavenly Rest Memorial Garden's
2061 Cottageville Hwy
Walterboro, South Carolina, SC 29488

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