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William L. Copple of Walsh

updated: 4/25/2018 7:00 PM

William L. Copple, 70, of Walsh, Illinois, passed away at 6:08 p.m. Monday, April 23, 2018 at Integrity Healthcare of Belleville in Belleville, Illinois.

He was born to the late William T. and Bernice (nee Hammel) Copple on Feb. 26, 1948 in Sparta.

He was a factory operator.

William was of the Baptist faith and an U.S. Army veteran. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and outdoor life.

Survivors include his three children, Timothy S. Copple, Jerald L. Copple and Amy J. Brown, all of Ellis Grove; two sisters, Anna Carpenter of Walsh and Rosemary Ferguson of Sparta; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister and three brothers.

Visitation will be held from 10-11 a.m. Saturday, at Welge-Pechacek Funeral Home, in Evansville. A memorial service will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, with Mike Fogerson officiating.

Memorials can be made to the giver's choice.

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