Dave Copeland

Published 1:42 pm Tuesday, February 16, 2021

FRANKLIN – Thurman Davis “Dave” Copeland, 58, passed away on Feb. 10, 2021.

Dave Copeland

He was born in Norfolk, a graduate of Franklin High School and Virginia Tech. He loved spending time on the river and spending time with his three children. He was an avid barefoot skier and enjoyed working in the boat industry.

Left to cherish his memory are his loving children: daughter, Mary Nicole Copeland; his twin sons, Christopher Davis Copeland and James Broaddus Copeland; his parents, Ann and Graham Copeland; two brothers, Peter F. Copeland and wife, Vicky, and Jeffery G. Copeland and wife, Susan; and a niece and two nephews. Dave was predeceased by his former wife and mother of his children, Pam.

Memorial services will be held in the Bronco Club, 31040 Delaware Road, Franklin, VA 23851 on Sunday, Feb. 21, at 2 p.m. The family asks individuals who are attending the service to bring a mask and social distance.

Memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice or the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention in Dave’s memory. https://afsp.donordrive.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=donate.event&eventID=2078