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Lloyd "Cowboy" Copas
Birth: Jul. 15, 1913
Blue Creek
Adams County
Ohio, USA
Death: Mar. 5, 1963
Camden
Benton County
Tennessee, USA

Country Musician. Patsy Cline had participated in a benefit concert in Kansas City for the family of a disc jockey ("Cactus" Jack Call) who had died in a car accident. Ramsey (Randy) Hughes, Patsy Cline, Hawkshaw Hawkins, and Cowboy (Lloyd) Copas, were all in Hughes Piper Comanche, when it crashed just west of Camden, TN in a hollow along a ridge line in a heavily wooded area known as Fatty Bottom, near a fire tower off Mule Barn Rd. in Sandy Point, about 5 miles west of the Tennessee River. The plane had left Kansas City about 1:30pm. The reported time of the crash varies sometime between 6:20pm and 7:00pm, March 5, 1963. Patsy's watch was reportedly stopped at 6:20pm. Ironically, Jack Anglin was killed in an auto accident on the way to Patsy Cline's funeral. Jack Anglin, Hawkshaw Hawkins, and Ramsey (Randy) Hughes, are also buried in this same cemetery. (bio by: Bill Walker) 
 
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 Parents:
  Marion Eldon Copas (1879 - 1961)
  Lola Mae Ramsey Copas (1886 - 1936)
 
 Children:
  Gary Lee Copas (1938 - 1988)*
  Micheal L. Copas (1951 - 2008)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elma Mae Copas Wolf (1903 - 1998)*
  Frank C Copas (1906 - 1926)*
  Marion A Copas (1910 - 1982)*
  Lloyd Copas (1913 - 1963)
  Forest Copas (1916 - 1957)*
  Mildred Faye Copas Rothwell (1924 - 1993)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens
Goodlettsville
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 36.29564, -86.72578
 
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Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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- Ray Ramsey
 Added: Nov. 29, 2014
Rest In Eternal Peace "Cowboy" Copas. Your memory stay's with us forever. Please say hello to Patsy, Hawkshaw, and Randy up their in heaven. Johnny Horton too.
- Billy R. Edgar
 Added: Nov. 24, 2014
For my Dear Uncle Lloyd (Cowboy)Copas. We had the 6th. annual Memorial for you on 8-23-2014. This one was a special event because it was held in Blue Creek, Ohio your birth place and you were honored with road signs for the stretch of highway that you tra...(Read more)
- Lola Baldwin
 Added: Aug. 25, 2014
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