Copland, Lt. Col. J.D.

Copland, Lt. Col. J.D.

November 16th, 2018

Peacefully at Parkwood Institute, on Friday, November 16, 2018, Lt. Col. J.D. ‘Don’ Copland CD (Ret’d), passed away in his 90th year. Beloved husband of the late Eleanor Copland for 62 years. Loving Dad of Eileen (Fred) Stanbury, Heather (Tom) Slater, John Copland and Robert Copland. Cherished Grandpa of Jenna, Mikhael, Calaigh, Natasha, Robbie, Sammi and Ethan, and proud Great Grandpa of Deanna. Also loved by his sisters: Joyce Strople and Bonnie (Art) Funnell; and his brother Malcolm. Predeceased by his sister Jean Sole. Visitation will be held on Friday from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m., with a Legion service under the auspices of Lambeth Legion No. 501 RCL at 6:45 p.m., at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, where Don’s life will be celebrated on Saturday, November 24, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. Memorial donations to the Parkinson Society Southwestern Ontario would be appreciated.

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Catherine BaskervilleEileen and family: Thinking about you at this time with the passing of your Dad. May happy memories of him along with those of your Mom, bring a sense of peace during this difficult time. Sending our love your way. Cathie, Rick, Geoff, Mark, Aydan and Belya
Heather CoganWe are truly sorry to hear about the passing of Mr. Copland. I have fond memories of both your mom and dad who were always there for me and my sisters during our childhood years in Blackburn Hamlet. Your dad will be missed and will always be remembered. Sending our deepest condolences and prayers to all of you at this sad time. Heather & Don Cogan
Sue LoveIt is always so difficult to lose someone you love. I will never forget the warmth and generosity of your parents. We shared so many happy times with your family. Your dad was such a kind man with a wonderful sense of humour. May you find strength in the many beautiful memories. Sending all our love to a very loving family. The Love Family
Loretto GoldingEileen, Heather, John and Rob. Our deepest sympathy on your loss. Don was such a wonderful husband, loving father and dear friend. Your Mom and Dad were like family to us and we all have such wonderful memories of our times together. Don and Eleanor will always hold a special place in our hearts. Love Loretto Golding and Family
Lauren EyreDear John, So sorry to hear about your Dad. Know he was a great father and husband. Chris and I are thinking of you and your sisters, Eileen and Heather, and brother, Rob. We hope you can take comfort that your Dad lived a meaningful life and loved and was loved. All the very best during this time of deep sorrow. Lauren
Judy WoodSo sorry to hear about Don’s passing. He is with Eleanor now. We enjoyed our times together at Sharon’s in Lindsay. Rick’s father also had Parkinson’s and I know how difficult it can be. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Judy and Rick Wood
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