November 29, 1967
R. J. Copeland
Rosser Jefferson Copeland, 90, resident of Shelton Home, Hampton, died Monday in Dixie Hospital after a short illness.
A lifelong resident of Hampton, he was a retired fisherman, a former member of the Phoebus Town Council and a member of Phoebus Methodist Church.
He is survived by a brother, Roy Copeland of Hampton.
A funeral service will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. today in R. Hayden Smith Funeral Home by the Rev. Charles J. Bright, pastor of Phoebus Methodist Church. Pallbearers will be Graydon L. Elliott, William R. Latta, Richard E. Britton, William C. Britton, Pugh Hinton and Richard T. Weber.
Burial will be in Clark Cemetery.