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Richard Franklin Copeland, Jr.

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Richard was born on October 10, 1938 and passed away on Thursday, September 15, 2016.

Richard was a resident of Carthage, Texas at the time of his passing.

He attended New London Schools and graduated from Carthage High School with the class of 1957. He went on to graduate from Panola College with a 4.0 GPA and from Texas AM University with a Bachelors Masters and Ph.D. in Chemistry.

He was married to Carolyn.

A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday Sept. 19 2016 at the First United Methodist Church in Carthage. The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday Sept. 18 at Jimerson-Lipsey Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Walton Cemetery in Delray.

Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church 201 S. Shelby Carthage TX 75633.