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Garry M. Copeland

March 7, 1948 ~ January 28, 2018 (age 69)
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Garry M. Copeland, age 69, of Belding, passed away Sunday, January 28, 2018 at home  under the care of Spectrum Health Hospice.  The son of Claud & Emma A. (Cox) Copeland, he was born on March 7, 1948 in Trumann, Arkansas. 

After high school, Garry honorably served our Nation and was a veteran of the United States Army.  He spent most of his working years as a mechanic who could fix just about anything.

Surviving are his children, Tracey Sanchez of Stanton, Dawn Copeland of Comstock Park, Michael Copeland of Wyoming, and Gary Copeland of Ionia;  ten grandchildren;  two brothers, James & Judy Copeland of Novi, and David Copeland of Burton;  three sisters, Jeanne "Anita" Rohen of Burton, Susan Copeland of Fenton, and  Debra & Ty Loftin of Swartz Creek.

Honoring his wishes, cremation will take place and private services will be held.  To send a message of sympathy to the family, sign Garry's online guest book, or to share a favorite memory, please visit:

Arrangements were entrusted to Christiansen Cremation & Funeral Care, honored providers of Veterans Funeral Care. 

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