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Jack Lee Coppess, 80, of Anderson died April 6, 201,7 at St. Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital after a brief illness.
He was born December 4, 1936, in Anderson, the son of Lloyd and Genevieve (Armie) Coppess.
He was a police officer for Anderson Police Department eight years. He retired from production after 22 years of service at General Motors.
He attended Mt. Olive Community Church in Muncie.
He loved model trains and especially wintering in Sebring, Florida.
He is survived by his wife, Esthermay Sonya (Sarah) Coppess of Anderson, whom he married in Anderson Feb. 23, 1957; three children, Jack (Randy) Coppess of Anderson, and Kerrie (Bill) Griffis and Shelly (Mike) Roberts, all of Pendleton; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Vera Reeder; and two brothers, Buck and Charlie Coppess.
Service will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday at Rozelle-Johnson Funeral Service with Pastor Rodney Eiler officiating. Please use the west entrance to the funeral home. Burial will take place in East Maplewood Cemetery at a later date.
Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be given to Mt. Olive Community Church, 5000 N. Nebo Road (County Road 400 West), Muncie, IN 47304.
Post online condolences at www.rozelle-johnson.com.
Published on April 7, 2017
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