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Eric Copenhaver

James Eric Copenhaver

June 09, 1955 - February 04, 2019

James Eric Copenhaver, age 63, of Electra, Texas passed Monday, February 4, 2019, in Electra Health Care Center.

Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, February 15, 2019, in Electra Memorial Park with Bro. Joe Ainsworth of Electra officiating.  Arrangements are under the direction of Aulds Funeral Home of Electra.

Jim was born June 9, 1955 in Pampa, Texas to Warren Harding Copenhaver and Birnell Marshall Copenhaver.  He graduated from Pampa High School and then attended West Texas State.  In 2001, he went to Korea where he taught English. 

Back in Texas, he was employed at the Wichita State Hospital for several years and by the City of Electra in Animal Control.  Jim had great respect for and interest in the military and in law enforcement and served in the Texas State Guard.  He was an historian and a creative writer who loved children and animals.  He was a member of First Baptist Church of Electra where he worked with theYouth and Children.

Survivors include his mother, Birnell Sipple of Electra; one sister, Karen Dye of Electra; two step-sisters, Deborah Peterson and husband, Terry of North Richland Hills and Cathy Nefiodow and husband, Max of Foley, Alabama; and two-step-brothers, Harold Sipple of California and Eddie Sipple of Electra.

The family suggests memorials to the First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 466, Electra, Texas 76360

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