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Robert Copeland Obituary (1949 – 2022) – Bloomington, IL

Robert E Copeland

April 3, 1949 – May 23, 2022

CARLOCK – Robert E. Copeland, 73 of Carlock, passed away at 4:13 pm Monday May 23, 2022 at his residence.

Bob was born April 3, 1949 in Harrisburg, Illinois, the son of Leo and Jeane (White) Copeland.

He is survived by his mother: Jeane Copeland; one brother, Paul (Diane) Copeland; and several nieces; and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father; and one nephew.

Bob retired in 2002 as a Corrections Senior Parole Agent with 30 years of service with the Illinois Department of Corrections. He was active in the Carlock Mennonite Church.

Funeral service will be 11:00 am on Tuesday May 31, 2022, at Carlock Mennonite Church, Carlock, Illinois. Visitation will be from 10:00 am – 11:00 am Tuesday at the church. Interment will be at 11:00 am on Wednesday June 1, 2022, at Maple Hill Cemetery, Sesser, Illinois. Calvert & Metzler Memorial Home, Bloomington, Illinois is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial may be made to the Carlock Mennonite Church or to the Donor’s Choice.

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Published by The Southern Illinoisan on May 28, 2022.

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