Copeland Photo for TR NH and FPSLeonard E. “Bud” Anderson Copeland, 88, of Scio, formerly of Perry Twp., Carroll Co., died Saturday, October 19, 2013 in Harrison Community Hospital, Cadiz after a period of declining health.

Born February 16, 1925 in Uhrichsville he was a son of the late Frank Anderson, Della Marie Copeland and Jess Copeland.

He was preceded in death by his first wife Neva Arbogast Copeland in August of 1996; they were married for 50 years. Also preceding him in death are a grandson David Bell, a sister Wanda Dull and daughters-in-law Sharon Copeland and Mary Campbell.

Services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. in Koch Funeral Home, Scio with Rev. Jack Visser officiating. Burial will follow with full military honors at Perrysville Cemetery. Friends may call Wednesday from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to either Scio EMS, P O Box 342, Scio 43988 or Perry Twp. VFD, 178 Amsterdam Rd., Scio 43988.

A full obituary will appear in the October 26, 2013 print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.