Roy Leon Cope, 90, Mooresville

Published 03/05 2014 08:46AM

Updated 03/05 2014 08:48AM

Roy Leon Cope, 90, Mooresville, formerly of Chillicothe passed away on March 4, 2014.

Roy was born on May 19, 1923 in Cameron, Missouri to Carl Franklin and Hattie (Hurt) Cope.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Carl; 2 sisters, Fern and Eileen; son, Buddy; daughter, Joyce; 2 granddaughters, Tammy and Autumn.

Roy was a graduate of Gallatin High School and a newspaper carrier for the Kansas City Star, before retiring.

Survivors: 3 sons, David Cope, Chillicothe, Allen (Darla) Cope, Cowgil and John Cope, Chillicothe; 4 daughters, Sue (Richard) Dodson, Bogard, Wanda (Clayton) Moorshead, Kidder, Debbie (Dicky) McKerlie, Dawn, Ruth Ann (Josh) Matthews, Chillicothe; sister, Helen Webber, Merrimac, WI; 13 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren.

Services: 3:00 PM, Sunday, March 9, 2014 at Poland-Thompson Funeral Home, Cameron. Visitation: 2-3:00 PM, prior to the service. Burial: Cameron Memory Gardens. Memorial Fund: Alzheimer’s Association.

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