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Donald Edward Coppage

Donald Edward Coppage
  • August 22, 1922 - December 27, 2016
  • Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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“Dear Lucy & Family:Sorry to hear of Donald's passing, I remember all the good times at your house with your Mom and Dad, always treated me like ...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Paila Goddard Feldman - MD

“Lucy,I'm so sorry to hear of your dad's passing. I had the pleasure of knowing him at Sandpiper. He was always the gentleman, with a kind word for...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Kelli Kirsch - Mount Pleasant, SC

“As a member of St. Andrews church I had the honor of sharing Communion with Mr. Coppage at Sandpiper. He was truly a gentleman and I felt blessed to...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: KIm Young - Mt. Pleasant, SC

“Donald Coppage was one of the most special men I have ever know personally. He served his country honorable in WWII and the Korean War. He was a...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Mike Gleaton - Charleston, SC

“Dear Lucy and BoysWas so sorry to learn of Donald's passing. He was a true friend and wonderful neighbor. Donald and Ray were like brothers. Ray...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Betty Fortner - Pensacola, FL

“We will miss visiting and delivering communion to Donald. He was such a dear man and it was an honor to know him. ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: mary bohn - mount pleasant, SC

“Thank you for your service as a US Marine. condolences and sympathy to family, friends and neighbors. May God Bless You in this time of sorrow. ”
7 of 10 | Posted by: Richard GB - Gulf Breeze, FL

“May God strengthen and comfort the family during your time of sorrow. ”
8 of 10 | Posted by: A friend

“Draw close to God and he will draw close to you. ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: A friend

“Draw close to God and he will comfort and strengthen you. ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: A friend


Donald Edward Coppage, 94, of Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina, husband of the late Violet Elizabeth Hayward Coppage died Tuesday, December 27, 2016. His Memorial Service will be held Saturday, January 7, 2017 in the J. HENRY STUHR, INC., MOUNT PLEASANT CHAPEL, 1494 Mathis Ferry Road at 11:00 am. Burial will follow in Magnolia Cemetery, 70 Cunnington Street, Charleston, SC with full military honors. The family will receive friends at the Mount Pleasant Chapel on Saturday, January 7, 2016 from 10:00 until time of the service.

Donald was born August 22, 1922 in Valley Lee, Maryland, son of the late William Duke Coppage and the late Lucy Milburn Coppage. He served in his beloved United States Marine Corps aboard the USS Hancock in the Pacific during World War II and during the Korean Conflict. He retired from civil service as a Maintenance Scheduler.

He is survived by daughter, Lucy Elizabeth Daniel of Gulf Breeze, FL; grandsons, Kevin LeRoy and Todd (Sherry) LeRoy, sister-inlaw, Helen Louise Hayward, nephew, Vic (Becky) Hayward, niece, Patty (Bill) Sullivan and great nieces, Tammy (Robert) Simpo and Cindy (Tommy) Hubbard, Heather (Jessie)Stanley and many great-great nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to a charity of one's choice.