Denny Copeland age 68, of Versailles passed away at 3:15 PM on Thursday, March 7, 2019, at his residence.
Denny was born June 25, 1950, in Greenville to the late James Edward & Phyllis Joan (Allread) Copeland. In addition to his parents, Denny was also preceded in death by his wife, Christine E. “Chris” (McGlinch) Copeland on January 16, 2015, whom he married December 11, 2004; and a sister, Deborah Copeland.
Denny is survived by a son & daughter-in-law, Travis & Lori Copeland of Lebanon; daughter, Shelly Hedrick of Covington; grandchildren, Zachary, Brandon, Emily, Connor and Carley; great-grandchildren, Rees, Riley and Maddex Hedrick; sister, Brenda Detrick of Troy; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Denny served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War. He retired from Minster Machine Company. Denny was a member of the EUM Church in Greenville; Versailles Vets Club; Versailles V.F.W.; Versailles American Legion; Covington AMVETS; Versailles Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie #2347; and Ft. Henry Tractor Club.
A celebration of Denny’s life will be held at 12:00 PM on Thursday, March 14, 2019, at EUM Worship Center 1451 Sater St. Greenville with Pastor Don Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery in Versailles with full military honors conducted by the Versailles Veteran’s Honor Guard. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM at the EUM Worship Center. Memorial contributions may be made to the EUM Church in Greenville or the Versailles Vets Club. Arrangements are under the direction of Bailey Zechar Funeral Home in Versailles. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com