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Charles "Steve" Copeland

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.

Residence: Delta, Ohio

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

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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.

Janet and Roger Ward Jul 27 2017 12:00 AM

Soo sorry to see a cousin go so early. Our prayers are with Terrie and the family

John E. Copeland & Family Jul 26 2017 12:00 AM

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.

Robert / Dalene Leugers Jul 26 2017 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss, the suffering is over

Sam Merillat Jul 25 2017 12:00 AM

Larry and Betty, we are so sorry for your loss

Jerry and Connie Beltz Jul 23 2017 12:00 AM

Terrie-I am so sorry for your loss. You are I'm my thoughts and prayers.

Denise Leu Jul 23 2017 12:00 AM

Terry, so sorry for your loss, Steve will be missed by us all!

Dorothy Keefer Jul 22 2017 12:00 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.

Jill Halpin Jul 22 2017 12:00 AM

Sorry to hear of Steves passing you are in my Prayers

Leelee Jul 22 2017 12:00 AM

Our sincere condolences Steve will be missed greatly.

Lynda Coffey & David Westmark Jul 22 2017 12:00 AM

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