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Ira Copenhaver

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“I worked with Bill many years at LantDiv. He was very knowledgeable guy and was always pleasant to work with. I know his family will miss him. ”
1 of 5 | Posted by: Charlie Brown - Virginia Beach, VA

“I worked with Bill for many years at NAVFAC. Bill was a fine man and I cherish my time with him. He was always helpful, a good listener and...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: William (Bill) Ketchum - VA

“Such a wonderful man. I will always remember all the good times we shared at church. ”
3 of 5 | Posted by: Pat Burke

“Bill and I became friends as we both worked at the Naval Base. Bill had many, many friends because of his positive outlook and concern for others....Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Ray Kirby - Virginia Beach, VA

“A good friend and He will be missed. ”
5 of 5 | Posted by: Gary Klein - Va. Beach, VA

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Ira passed away on Thursday, September 28, 2017.

Ira was a resident of Virginia at the time of passing.

Bill served in the Navy during the Korean War as a crew-member on Douglas A-1 SkyRaiders and F-3 SkyKnights, on board the aircraft carriers USS Saipan and USS Intrepid.

The Funeral Service will be conducted at 11:00 am Friday in the funeral home chapel by Hal Hankins, his nephew. Interment will follow at the Albert G. Horton, Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery in Suffolk.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.