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Calvin Lee Copple, Sr.

Calvin Lee Copple, Sr.


Calvin Lee Copple, Sr., 78, of Sparta, IL; born on July 29, 1941 in Evansville, IL; passed away on Monday, December 23, 2019 at the Coulterville Rehabilitation and Health Care Center.

Calvin loved his dogs. He enjoyed hunting of all kinds, especially mushrooms and raccoons. He was also an avid fisherman.

He was preceded in death by his parents – Herman and Margaret, nee Keller, Copple. One son – Jeffrey Scott Copple. One grandson – Christopher Liter.

He is survived by his Wife – Donna Copple of Sparta, IL. Four Children – Calvin (Nancy) Copple, Jr. of Percy, IL; Bridget (Robert) Cheek of Sparta, IL; Tim Copple of Steeleville, IL; Tom Copple of Cutler, IL. Daughter-in-law – Donna Sue Copple of Walsh, IL. Eleven Grandchildren. Nineteen Great Grandchildren. Three Great Great Grandchildren. Four Brothers – Thomas “Buck” Copple; Philip Copple; Frederick Gene Copple; James Copple. One Sister – Dell Beck. Many other relatives and friends.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home.

Condolences to the family may be expressed at

Visitation: Friends may call at Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Sparta, IL on Thursday, December 26, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and on Friday, December 27, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Funeral: Services will be held at Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Sparta, IL on Friday, December 27, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Terry Jackson officiating.

Interment: Burial will be held at Union Cemetery in Sparta, IL.

Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Sparta, IL is in charge of arrangements

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