Wade Wiley Copley formerly of Lavalette
Wade Wiley Copley, 92 formerly of Lavalette, West Virginia, passed peacefully at Pleasant Hill Manor in Piketon, Ohio on Sunday, February 26, 2012. Wade was born on December 13, 1919 at Queen’s Ridge in Wayne County, West Virginia, a son of the late Lafayette and Victoria Queen Copley. Wade served in the Army during World War II from 1942-1945 and received several Decorations and Citations including the American Theater Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal and the Victory Medal. As a civilian, he worked many jobs and wore many hats. He was a logger, farmer, and retired from Robin Industries, Inc. in Cleveland, Ohio. After retiring, his pride and joy was his horse and cattle farm. He is survived by one sister, Patty Cutlip of Huntington, WV, and many nephews, nieces, great-nephews and great-nieces, all of whom adored him as he was much more than an Uncle. The family greatly appreciates Hospice of Hope and the staff at Pleasant Hill Manor for their continual care and support. Wade was preceded in death by 6 brothers, Ralph, Jink, Filmore, John B., App, and Jay Walter, and 3 sisters, Mary, Tennessee, and Genette. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, March 1, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. by Rev. Stewart Farley and Rev. Lucian Nelson at Morris Funeral Home Chapel in Wayne, WV. The family is honored to have singing by the Copley Family Quartet. Wade’s special nephews will serve as Pallbearers: Raymond Copley, Monroe Perry, Bob Perry, Charles Copley, Dudley Ralston and a very special friend, Jimmy Maynard. Visitation will be held Wednesday from 6-9 p.m. at Morris Funeral Home in Wayne, WV. Burial will be at Queen’s Ridge Cemetery, Wayne County.