Chester Copher, age 89, from Owingsville, made heaven his home on February 1, 2021 after an extended illness. He was born on December 21, 1931 in Bath County to the late Andrew Copher and Carrie Highley Copher. Chester was a faithful member of the Polksville Church of God. He was a humble man that loved to live the simple farm life. Chester loved his community and family. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends but they find comfort in knowing that he is reunited with his loving wife, Flossie.
He is survived by two sons, Chris Copher (Tanya) and William Copher (Bernetta); two sisters, Lillie Copher Oliver and Louise Copher Setters; three grandchildren, William Lee Copher (Connie), Caroline Grace Copher and Martie Gillen (Mike); four great grandchildren, Isabella Copher, Annabella Copher, Mia Gillen and Max Gillen.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Flossie Goodpaster Copher; two brothers, William Earl Copher and Charles Copher and one sister, Ethel Copher.
Visitation will be held on Friday, February 5 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Richardson Funeral Home.
Funeral service will be held on Saturday, February 6 at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel at the Richardson Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Polksville Cemetery.
Reverend Lowell Rice, Reverend Ralph White and Reverend Chris Copher will be officiating.
Pallbearers will be William Lee Copher, Neal Oliver, Doyle Setters, Burnsy Stewart, Frosty McKenzie and Larry Morrison.
COVID 19 restrictions will be followed as set by the state.
Richardson Funeral Home is caring for all arrangements.
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