Mr. Joe Louis Coppedge, son of the late Joe Lewis Coppage and Dollie Mae Coppage, was born in Littleton, North Carolina on January 10, 1939. He completed this earthly journey on May 12, 2020 at the Oaks Nursing Home Facility under Edisto Acute Hospice Care in Orangeburg, South Carolina after an extended illness.
Joe graduated from the public school system of Halifax County in North Carolina. Joe met and married the late Eartha Lee Coppedge and to this union one child was born. Joe drove long distance truck for many years in both New York and New Jersey. Joe attended Paradise Baptist Church in Newark, New Jersey under the leadership of Bishop Jethro C. James. He later moved back to his hometown in Littleton, North Carolina where he attended Evangelist Church of Deliverance. Joe had a great passion for baseball, music, sitting outside enjoying nature, fashion aka “Dressing Joe” and he loved sweet potato pie. No soul who was priviledged to know him will never forget his strong personality.
Joe was preceded in death by four sisters, Pattie Coppage Young, Helen Coppage Young, Emma Coppage Bachelor. Doretha Coppage Webster and one brother Walter Coppage.
Joe leaves to cherish his loving memories, one daughter Kisha Coppedge of Orangeburg, SC; two sons Arnold (Theresa) Coker of Manhattan, NY and Kyle (Chyrese) Smith of Baltimore, MD; three sisters Angie Coppage Owens of Middleton, DE, Mary Jean Coppage Daniels of Norfolk, VA Beach; three sisters-in-law, Maggie Wiggins of Columbia, SC, Eartha Idella Eisom of Branchville, SC and Nettie Wiggins of Kissimmee, FL; one brother-in-law, Frank (Mary) Moody of Denmark. SC; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; special niece Jannetta (Charles) Russell of Queens, NY; special nephew Ernie (Dawn) Owens of Middletown, DE; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
The service will proceed as follows:
The viewing will be held on Tuesday,May 19,2020 at Glover's Funeral Home at 1:00pm until 7:00pm.
A graveside service will be held on Wednesday,May 20,2020 at Sunnyside Cemetery beginning at 11:00am.Services will be streamed live on our Facebook page Glover's Funeral Home of Orangeburg. All those attending must adhere to all COVID-19 rules and regulations.
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