Paul F. “Buttons” Copeland Sr., 57, Wabash passed away at 4 a.m. on Monday, June 17, at his home. He was a lifetime resident of Wabash.
Paul was born on Jan. 19, 1956 in Wabash to the late Donald Copeland and Patricia (Berry) Copeland; she survives in Wabash.
He was a 1975 graduate of Wabash High School. He married Lisa Coppock on April 21, 1979; she survives. He retired from CMI of Wabash. He was a member of the National Rifle Association and F.O.P. Lodge of Wabash.
He is also survived by son, Paul Copeland Jr., Wabash; daughter, Sarah Copeland-Scott, Wabash; two brothers, Arvin Copeland (Annette), Carmel, and Roger Copeland (Lorie), Middlebury; sister, Mrs. Greg (Diane) Richards, Wabash; granddaughter, Emma Scott and many nieces and nephews. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Lena Hoff.
Preferred memorials are to Heartland Career Center Tool & Die Department, 79 South County Road 200 West, Wabash, IN 46992.
There will be no service to follow. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.mcdonaldfunerals.com.