Our Beloved James E. Copeland, Jr. lived his life in Norfolk, Virginia until he was called to his eternal rest. James was called “Cope” and was born, March 28, 1940 to his parents, the late Helen James and James E. Copeland, Sr. of Eastern Shore, VA. He worked for the City of Norfolk Water Department for 40 years until he retired. He was a graduate of Booker T. Washington High School.
His precious memories will always linger in the hearts of his brother, David Lee Mapp (Sonia Mapp) of Norfolk, VA; three nieces, Alice Raynor (Linwood Raynor), Davina Mapp and Carlinda McLean; one nephew, Calvin Mapp all of Norfolk, VA and a host of nieces, great nephews, cousins, family and friends.