August 4, 1936 - July 23, 2015
Leonard William Copus, 78 of Pierron Dr., Byrdstown passed away Thursday, July 23, 2015 at his residence.
He was born August 4, 1936 in Lima, OH. to the late Johnnie and Beatrice Barnes. Mr. Copus was an auto manufacturer for Honda, attended the Light House Temple Church in Monticello, KY. and lived the past 17 years in Pickett County.
Other than his parents he is preceded in death by adopted parents, Glenn and Rio Copus; son, James Copus; sister, Lydia McElroy; brother, Dale Copus.
Survivors include his wife, Roberta Reeder Allen Copus of Byrdstown; daughter, Laura Bell and husband Shane of Sidney, OH; six sons, Leonard Copus II and wife Colleen of Rockford, MI., Daniel Copus and fiance Kim of Wapakoneta, OH., Tony Allen (Terry of DeGraff, OH., Karl Allen of Old Town, FL., Darren Allen (Vickie) and Michael Allen all of Sidney, OH; 13 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and one great- great grandchild. Also survived by several nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.
Funeral services were held Monday, July 27, 2015 at Brown Funeral Chapel with Bro. Jack Gibbons officiating and burial at Smyrna Cemetery. Pallbearers were Tony Allen, Darren Allen, Karl Allen, Mike Allen, Jeremiah Allen and Chris Copus. Special care provided by Brown Funeral Chapel. Online condolences maybe made at www.brownfuneralchapel.com.