James E. Copeland, Jr.

Sunrise: March 28, 1940

Sunset: October 9, 2018

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.

Viewing Friday, October 19, 2018 Metropolitan Funeral Service Granby Street Service WATCH SERVICE LIVE ONLINE Saturday, October 20, 2018 11:00am Metropolitan Funeral Service Granby Chapel Interment Woodlawn Memorial Gardens 6309 E Virginia Beach Blvd. Norfolk, VA 23502

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    Avon Murphy says

    God looked around the garden,
    And found an empty space.
    He looked down upon the earth,
    And saw your tired face.
    He put His arms around you
    And lifted you to rest.
    God’s garden must be beautiful
    For He only takes the best.
    He knew that you were weary,
    and He knew you were in pain.
    He knew that you would never
    be well on earth again.
    He saw the roads were getting rough,
    and the hills were hard to climb.
    So He closed your weary eyelids,
    and whispered peace be thine

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    Susan Reece says

    James my dear friend, I will see you when Jesus returns. Rest, Rest my friend. Our life and time are in God’s hands. Thank you for your love, friendship, laughter and prayers. See you again soon.

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    Williams Family says

    To the family of James Copeland. It is times like these, there is so much we don’t understand, so all that is left is to hold on tight to the One who does. Pray to God for the strength to get through these difficult times. (Psalm 55:22) He will be with you and care for your family. May peace be with all of the Copeland family.

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    WILL Miss You Dearly. May The Peace Of God Be With You.May Your Family Be Blessed By God.

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