The Times West Virginian


March 20, 2013

Eddie Copenhaver

Eddie (Ed) Jordan Copenhaver passed away Sunday (March 17, 2013) at Mon General Hospital.

He was born March 31, 1951, in Pocahontas County, a son of the late Heskell Andrew Copenhaver and Margie McMillion Copenhaver.

Ed also was preceded in death by his one sister, Evalee Copenhaver.

He is survived by one brother, Mont Copenhaver, his wife Dorothy and their children and grandchildren from Princeton; daughter, Becky Stanley from Williamsport, Md.; and many close personal friends.

He was a retired coal miner who most recently worked at the Federal No. 2 Patriot mine. He also was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed fishing and hunting.

Ed will be remembered with a memorial service Friday at Ford Funeral Home, DeGarmo Chapel, Second and Jasper streets, Rivesville. The family invites visitors to arrive beginning at 10 a.m. for anyone who wishes time to visit before the service. The actual service will begin at 11 a.m. in the funeral home with Pastor Bill Toothman officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to be sent to the West Virginia Rescue Ministries, (Union Mission), 107 Jefferson St., Fairmont, WV 26554 in Ed’s memory.

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