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In Memory of

Samuel Copeland

February 9, 1962 - October 13, 2016

Obituary


Samuel Joseph Copeland was born February 9, 1962 in St. Louis, Mo. He went to rest in the arms of Jesus on October 13, 2016 at his home. He is the son of Doug and Betty Copeland of Sikeston who survives of the home. He resided in Memphis, TN where he worked at Economy Boat Store as a Tankerman. On August 29, 2006 he married Sherry D LaBuff Copeland who survives of the home. Other survivors include one stepdaughter Brittany LaBuff of Memphis, Tn.; two grandchildren Jaden and Kaitlyn of Memphis Tn .; Two sisters...

Samuel Joseph Copeland was born February 9, 1962 in St. Louis, Mo. He went to rest in the arms of Jesus on October 13, 2016 at his home. He is the son of Doug and Betty Copeland of Sikeston who survives of the home. He resided in Memphis, TN where he worked at Economy Boat Store as a Tankerman. On August 29, 2006 he married Sherry D LaBuff Copeland who survives of the home. Other survivors include one stepdaughter Brittany LaBuff of Memphis, Tn.; two grandchildren Jaden and Kaitlyn of Memphis Tn .; Two sisters and two brothers-in-law, Davine (Dave) Conover of Poplar Bluff, Mo., and Kim (GR) Pinkard of Sikeston,Mo.; He is survived by several nieces and nephews: Katie Newman, Caleb (Julie) Conover, Nick DeLaRosa, Josh (Whitney) Conover, Joey Pinkard, Jordan Pinkard, Henley Newman, Aniston Conover, Trevor and Morgan. Sam was a member of Raleigh Assembly of God in Memphis, Tn. Sam is survived by several cousins and three aunts. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents Darlus Whitmer and Bill Horn and paternal grandparents Hueit and Lela Copeland, five aunts, and five uncles.

Sam loved his family and loved to fish. He was an avid Cardinal fan and Alabama fan. He leaves behind many family members and close friends. He will be truly missed and loved by all. Sam always had a smile on his face and had a heart of gold.

Nunnelee Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Visitation will be October 16, 2016 from 5:00 - 8:00 at Trinity Gospel Church. Funeral will Monday, October 17, 2016 at 1:00 at Trinity Gospel Church, the Rev. Carol Deal will officiate. Burial will follow in the Garden of Memories Cemetery in Sikeston, Mo. Pallbearers will be: James Copeland, Dave Cox, GR Pinkard, Josh Conover, Mike Thompson, and Nick DeLaRosa. Honorary pallbearers will be Caleb Conover, Joey Pinkard, Jordan Pinkard, and David Conover.
Arrangements under the direction of Nunnelee Funeral Chapel, Sikeston, MO.