Funeral services for Roy A. Copeland will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015, at Minden Presbyterian Church in Minden, with the Rev. Phil McLarty and the Rev. Tony Angell officiating. Interment with military rites will follow at Gardens of Memory Cemetery in Minden under the direction of Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Minden.
The family will receive friends from 5 until 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, at Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Minden.
Roy was born June 28, 1948, in Decater, Indiana and entered into rest Jan. 6, 2015, in Shreveport. He was a member of Minden Presbyterian Church, past member of Minden Jaycees, Minden Lions Club and a lifetime member of VFW.
His mother, Mary Provaznik; father, Joe Copeland; in-laws, Shorty and Pat Long; and brother, Leroy Copeland preceded him in death.
He is survived by his wife, Kathy Long Copeland of Minden; son, Tige A. Copeland and wife, Arleen of Fort Wayne, Indiana; grandsons, Gage, Zack and Dane Copeland of Fort Wayne, Indiana; sisters, Margie Gray and husband, Tom of Hunington, Indiana and Julie Boheimer of Roanoke, Indiana; and brother, Joe Copeland and wife, Carol of Valpariso, Indiana.