Bobby Ray Copeland
Augusta, GA – Bobby Ray Copeland, 71, of Melrose Dr., entered into rest Wednesday, April 28, 2010, at his residence.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 1, 2010, at 2:00 P.M., from the chapel of Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors with Brother Gilbert Wommack officiating. Interment will follow with full miltary honors in Hillcrest Memorial Park.
Mr. Copeland, a native of Emmanuel County, GA, was the son of the late Markus and Ruby Kight Copeland. He had retired as Sergeant First Class from the U.S. Army and served two tours as a Combat Medic in Vietnam. He was a recipient of the Bronze Star. He loved to hunt and fish, gardening and woodworking. He was of the Holiness Faith.
Mr. Copeland is survived by his sons and daughters-in-law, Lynn and Pam Copeland of Hampton, VA and Timothy and Patricia Copeland of Augusta; daughter and son-in-law, Pamela and George Houghton of Belvedere, SC; brothers, James Jewell of Grovetown, George Copland of Augusta, Markus Copeland of Dade City, FL, and Melvin Copeland, Vidalia, GA; sister Eunice Dickey of Lyons, GA and Brenda Tyson of Ohoopee, GA; and a host of grandchildren.
The family will receive friends this Friday from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home.
Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill Rd, Augusta, GA, 30906.