The Times West Virginian


January 4, 2013

Ruby Copeland

Ruby A. Copeland, 85, of Daybrook, died Tuesday (Jan. 1, 2013) in Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown.

She was born June 18, 1927 at Fairview, a daughter of the late Joseph L. Eddy and Florence E. Tennant Eddy.

Mrs. Copeland was retired from Seneca Glass Co. in Morgantown. She also worked as a cook at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. Ruby was a wonderful baker, cook and caterer. She was well known for her pies that she baked for the Daybrook Fair.

Ruby was a member of Daybrook Church of Christ. She also bowled on two bowling leagues, of which one was in Fairmont and one in Waynesburg.

Surviving are one son and his spouse, Robert Dale and Carol Copeland of Burton; three daughters and their spouses, Donna and Don Clovis of Melbourne, Fla., Peggy and Jim McDougal of Waynesburg, and Dortha and Randy Lantz of Morgantown; two brothers and their spouses, Paul and Carol Eddy of Hagans and Tom and June Eddy of Fairview; one sister and her husband, Janice and Ray Brummage of Mooresville; 15 grandchildren; and 31 great-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death in addition to her parents were her husband, Kyle Wayman Copeland; one son, Duane Copeland; one daughter, Nancy Ruckle; and five brothers and sisters, Louella Bane, Eileen Moore, Betty Pearl Eddy, Olen Eddy and Regina Eddy.

Friends may call at Owen-Neely Funeral Home in Blacksville from 2-4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. today. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home at 11 a.m. Saturday with Evangelist Aaron Snider officiating. Interment will follow in St. Luke Cemetery at Mooresville.

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