Fred B. CopelandOctober 22, 1949 ~ March 15, 2017 (age 67)
Fred B. Copeland, Age 67, of West Milton, passed away Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at Hospice of Dayton. He was born October 22, 1949 to late William Bailey & Edna Mae (Hodge) Copeland in Dayton, Ohio. He is preceded in death by his parents and siblings Albert Doyle Copeland, William Charles Copeland, Edward Morris Copeland, Thelma Ann Nell-Conley, and Gwendolyn Copeland. He will be missed and remembered by his loving wife Brenda (Combs) Copeland of West Milton; daughter Tracy Caylor of Riverside; stepdaughter Heather Ruth (Clint) Magel of West Milton; grandchildren Nicholas Copeland, Alexander and Caleb Caylor, Clayton Adam and Dalton Jacob Minton, and Morgan Lynn Magel; great grandchild Jameson Copeland; siblings Alma Jo Nicholas, Paul Max (Delores) Copeland, and Delta Graye Harmuth. Fred was a 1968 Stivers High School graduate and served his country proudly in the United States Air Force. He was a pressman for the Dayton Daily Newspaper and loved doing car, Victorian home and the Miami County Bicentennial Barn Restorations. The family will receive friends from 1-2 PM on Sunday, March 19, 2017 at Hale-Sarver Family Funeral Home, 284 N. Miami St, West Milton with a memorial service to honor Fred’s life beginning at 2:00 PM. A memorial service will also be held at 1:00 PM on Sunday, April 23, 2017 at the Bicentennial Barn in West Milton. Memorial contributions may be made to Stivers High School Alumni Association (where Fred & Brenda first met). Online memories of Fred may be left for the family at www.hale-sarver.com.