Charles "Steve" Copeland
Entered Into Rest: Jul 20, 2017
Residence: Delta, Ohio
Entered into Life: June 14, 1955
Entered into Rest: Thursday afternoon, July 20, 2017
Visitation: Saturday, July 29th from 10:00 am to 11:00 am at the Weigel Funeral Home in Swanton
Memorial Service: Saturday, July 29th at 11:00 am in the Funeral Home

Charles S. "Steve" Copeland, Sr., age 62 of Delta, Ohio, entered into Heaven Thursday afternoon, July 20, 2017.  He passed away peacefully in his loving wife's arms at Ebeid Hospice in Sylvania of cancer.  Steve was born in Marion, Ohio on June 14, 1955 to William Howard and Anna Mae (Baker) Copeland.

Steve worked maintenance for 13 years at GB Manufacturing in Delta, Ohio, where he met his wife Terrie.  They were together for 12 years and married 8 years.  Steve loved gardening, tending to his flower beds and most of all enjoyed life to the fullest spending time with his family and friends.  He was an active member of the Swanton Nazarene Church and was a born again Christian. 

He is survived by his wife, Terrie; son, Charles Steven Copeland, Jr.; grandson, Zac Copeland; daughter, Shirley Copeland-Gillingham (Mark, Sr.); grandson, Mark "Marky" Gillingham, Jr.; stepson, Kyle James Ketring (Yasmin Dwyer); stepdaughter, Samantha Marie Ketring; brothers, William Ronald Copeland of Pacific, MO, James Larry (Betty) Copeland; sister, Wanda Faye Copeland-Tobin (William); as well as numerous loving nieces and nephews.

Steve was preceded in death by his parents and granddaughter, Jessika Maree Gillingham.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, July 29th at 11:00 a.m. at Weigel Funeral Home in Swanton (419.826.2631), where visitation will be held one hour prior.  Reverend Harold Ratliff will officiate.

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.

Tina Mendoza
July 21st, 2017 6:53 am
Terrie, I'm so sorry to hear about Steve. Love you honey and you know God has got him now and he's all new. You two were truly a blessing to each other.
Joan meyers
July 21st, 2017 9:57 am
Dear Terrie, love you and I am so sorry for your loss!
Deborah M. Sallows
July 21st, 2017 12:42 pm
Dear Terrie ,, I am so very sorry .
Sue German
July 21st, 2017 4:25 pm
Sorry to hear that Steve has passed, but happy that he knew our Savior.
Sherrie Clay
July 21st, 2017 6:39 pm
He is painfree, and with our Maker. I love you, Terrie. Lean on me.
Jerry Copeland
July 21st, 2017 6:46 pm
You are all in my thoughts and prayers. The sound of his laugh will always be remembered. He will be missed.
Kathy Gerity
July 21st, 2017 8:54 pm
Terrie, I'm so sorry to hear that Steve has left. Now, he has a new body and with our Savior!
Jill Halpin
July 22nd, 2017 4:41 am
Terrie and family, my heart aches for you and the journey you are on, no word will help the pain you are walking through. Prayers for today and the days ahead while you learn to navigate your new normal. Just know that you are loved and prayed for by many.
July 22nd, 2017 6:02 am
Sorry to hear of Steves passing you are in my Prayers
Lynda Coffey & David Westmark
July 22nd, 2017 6:08 am
Our sincere condolences Steve will be missed greatly.
Pat Penrod
July 22nd, 2017 7:39 am
Terri, so sorry to hear this. I know it's been tough. God's peace!
Lissa Young - Cervantes
July 22nd, 2017 1:01 pm
May you take comfort in the Lord and your wonderful memories.
Dorothy Keefer
July 22nd, 2017 2:52 pm
Terry, so sorry for your loss, Steve will be missed by us all!
Jerry and Connie Beltz
July 23rd, 2017 7:26 am
Larry and Betty, we are so sorry for your loss
Denise Leu
July 23rd, 2017 11:45 am
Terrie-I am so sorry for your loss. You are I'm my thoughts and prayers.
Sam Merillat
July 25th, 2017 11:24 am
So sorry for your loss, the suffering is over
John E. Copeland & Family
July 26th, 2017 6:13 pm
Soo sorry to see a cousin go so early. Our prayers are with Terrie and the family
Robert / Dalene Leugers
July 26th, 2017 11:38 pm
We are so sorry for your loss. Steve will be missed. I am here for you at anytime day or night if you need to talk.
Janet and Roger Ward
July 27th, 2017 2:27 pm
Terrie we are so sorry to hear of your loss. Our prayers are with you and your family! I am sorry we can't make it to the services as we are in Tennessee. Know we are with you in spirit.
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