William "Bill" Howard Copeland, age 89, of the Piney Community, passed away on Saturday February 9, 2019, at his residence. He was born on November 22, 1929, in Wythe County, Va., the son of the late Jessie and Lucy Lee Holliday Copeland. Bill attended the St Paul Pentecostal Holiness Church and was an Army Veteran serving in the Korean War. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Dorothy Davis and Bonnie Walk; and a brother, Earl Copeland. Bill is survived by his wife, Dela Mae Combs Copeland of the home; special great nephew, Logan Woodrow Combs, several nieces, nephews, and extended family and friends. Funeral services were held Monday, February 11, 2019, at 2 p.m. at the Reese Funeral Chapel. The family receive friends Monday from 1 p.m. until service time. Interment followed in the St Paul Pentecostal Holiness Church Cemetery. Online condolences can be made to the family at WWW.highlandfuneralservice.com. The Reese Funeral Home in Austinville, Va., is serving the Copeland family.

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