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Thomas ‘Tom’ Copple

Thomas 'Tom' Copple


Thomas ‘Tom’ Copple, 52, of Cutler, IL; born on December 31, 1970 in Red Bud, IL, the son of Calvin and Donna (Saw) Copple; passed away on Wednesday, November 29, 2023 at Sparta Community Hospital.

Tom enjoyed working outside with his family, whether it was mowing grass or preparing for a funeral service at a cemetery, he was always ready to help.  Tom also enjoyed deer hunting and catfishing.  He was always looked at as the rebel of his family, but he was also the beloved baby of the family as well.  Tom loved the company of his dogs and watching the History Channel.

He was preceded in death by his father – Calvin Copple, Sr.; two brothers – Jeffrey Scott Copple and Calvin Copple, Jr.

Tom is survived by his mother – Donna Copple of Sparta, IL; one sister – Bridget (Robert) Cheek of Sparta, IL; one brother – Tim Copple of Sparta, IL; numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home to help with funeral expenses.

Condolences to the family may be expressed at

The Visitation will be held at Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Sparta, IL on Wednesday, December 6, 2023 from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.  Funeral Services will begin at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Tim Gregory officiating.  Committal Services will take place at Union Cemetery in Sparta, IL.

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

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