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 Emmett M Copen

Emmett M Copen

Birth
Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia, USA
Death 21 May 2002 (aged 78)
Marietta, Washington County, Ohio, USA
Burial Belpre, Washington County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 101023681 · View Source
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Emmett M. Copen

Emmett M. Copen, 78, formerly of Parkersburg and Belpre died at the Marietta Center Tuesday, May 21, 2002.

He was born in Charleston, W.Va., and was the son of the late David Emmett and Sylvia Terry Copen. He graduated from Clay County High School and attended Morris Harvey College in Charleston. He was a World War II Army veteran having served in England, Belgium, France, and Germany. He was a 32nd degree Mason and a member of Nemesis Shrine Temple. He also was a member of Belpre Masonic Lodge 609 and the B.P.O.E. 198 in Parkersburg.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, David E. and Jeannene Copen of Tipp City, Ohio; a daughter and son-in-law, Karen and Roger Spencer of Little Hocking, Ohio; and a son and daughter-in-law, Patrick and Becky Copen of Belpre; one sister, June Wehrle of Bentree, W.Va.; one half sister, Maxine Stone of Belpre; four grandchildren, Scott Copen of Troy, Ohio, Nicole Byrd and her husband, Mike, of Little Hocking, Curt Copen and his wife, Lauren, of Belpre, and Bridget Copen of Columbus, Ohio. Also surviving are two great-grandsons, Patrick Copen of Belpre and Evan Byrd of Little Hocking.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Hubert Copen, and one infant sister.

Memorial services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday at Leavitt Funeral Home, Belpre, with the Rev. Chuck Kiser officiating. Burial of the cremated remains will be in Rockland Cemetery, Belpre. The family will receive friends from 12 p.m. until time of the services Saturday at Leavitt Funeral Home, Belpre.

The Parkersburg News and Sentinel
24 May 2002


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  • Created by: Lockhart Stockdale
  • Added: 20 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101023681
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Emmett M Copen (24 Aug 1923–21 May 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101023681, citing Rockland Cemetery, Belpre, Washington County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Lockhart Stockdale (contributor 47030357) .