Raymond Copher

Dec 25th, 1931 - Jul 26th, 2018


Blue Funeral Home (Marion)

Mon, Jul. 30th, 2018 10am


Blue Funeral Home (Marion)

Mon, Jul. 30th, 2018 11am

Raymond Copher

Johnston City-Raymond Carl Copher, 86, passed away on Thursday, July 26, 2018 at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale.

Raymond was born on December 25, 1931 to Carl Otis and Floella (Lear) Copher. He married Alice Lorene McCormick on August 18, 1950 in Marion.  She preceded him in death on July 16, 2002.

Raymond was of Baptist Faith and a member of the UMWA.

Survivors include:

Sons-Michael Copher and Ronald Copher and wife Sylvia

Sisters-Rosalee Brinkley and Louise Wright

Brothers-Douglas Copher and Leroy Copher

Grandchildren-Mike, Ramonica, Naomi, Trisha, Kirsten, Sylvia and Candi

17 great grandchildren

One great-great grandchild

Several nieces and nephews

Special friend-Anna Hoskins

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; son, Jerry Copher; granddaughter, Jenny and sisters, Joyce Nadine Redickas and Nina Mae Bradley.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, July 30, 2018 at 11am at Blue Funeral Home in Marion with Pastor Ben Eldridge officiating. Burial will follow at McKinney Chapel Cemetery.  Visitation will be on Monday from 10am until the time of service at the funeral home.

1 Guestbook Message

  • Guest: Sam “Sammy” Henderson

    From: Charlotte, Tennessee

    Date: July 28, 2018

    Oh so many years have come and gone since I last visited with Uncle Raymond. He and Aunt Lorene were special people to me when I was growing up…treated me as if I was a big brother to their boys. Lots of love and good memories. Uncle Raymond was a very special guy…