Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

July 3, 2013

Dr. William Edward (Eddie) Copenhaver


Bluefield Daily Telegraph

NAPLES, Fla. —  Eddie was 91 years old and a resident of Naples for 44 years.  He was born in Crockett, Va., on March 1, 1922.

He was preceded in death by Janie, his wife of 62 years.

He is survived by his children:  Donna Land, Debbie Tomlinson, Jeanne Copenhaver, and Eddie Copenhaver, Jr.  He was blessed with five grandchildren and three great- grandchildren.

Eddie graduated from Virginia Tech and Medical College of Virginia, and completed a radiology residency at University of Virginia.  He served in the army medical corp as a captain with the 82nd Airborne Division.  He practiced radiology in Bluefield, W.Va., from 1949 to 1969, then in Naples until his retirement in 1984.  Eddie lived an exemplary life and was adored by all.  

Services will be held at a later date at King’s Grove Methodist Church and Cemetery in Crockett. Fuller Funeral Home, 1625 Pine Ridge Road, Naples, FL 34109 is in charge of arrangements. Please visit www.fullernaples.com for online condolences.