Parr Funeral Home & Crematory
Willie B Copeland
(April 6, 1938 - June 6, 2012)
"Willie B" William Babb Copeland, 74, passed away June 6, 2012. He was born in Windsor, VA the son of the late Annie Babb Copeland and Galvin Staley Copeland. He was predeceased by his sister, Brenda Kennedy and brother, Royce Copeland. He was affectionately known to his grandchildren as Pappa B. He served his country by serving in the U.S. National Guard. Willie B was the owner and operator of Windsor Manor Park, Inc. He was a member of the Windsor Volunteer Fire Department since 1962 and served as chief from 1967 to 2005. He also served as a former Magistrate / Justice of the Peace. He was a member of Windsor Baptist Church.
Willie B is survived by his wife of 53 years, Patricia W. Copeland; daughter and son-in-law, Tricia C. and Bruce Cahoon of Murfreesboro, TN; sons and daughter-in-law, W. Steve and Jill Copeland, Dennis G. Copeland all of Windsor, VA; grandchildren, Dana Christensen and husband, Bryan, Ryan Copeland, Clay Copeland, Colt Copeland, Joe Cahoon, and Claire Cahoon; brother, John Staley Copeland and wife, Nelda; sister-in-law, Sue Copeland all of Windsor; special aunt, Mary Blythe of Franklin; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held Saturday, June 9, 2012 at 2 p.m. at Parr Funeral Home & Crematory, 3515 Robs Dr., Suffolk, VA with Wayne T. Blythe and Dr. John Corson officiating. Burial will follow at Windsor Cemetery. Friends may join the family Friday night from 7-8 p.m. at the funeral home and other times at the residence. Memorial donations may be made to the Windsor Baptist Church Building Fund at P.O. Box 498, Windsor, VA 23487 or the Windsor Volunteer Fire Department at P.O. Box 601, Windsor, VA 23487. Condolences may be registered online at www.parrfuneralhome.com.