Joel Douglas Copeland

Joel Douglas Copeland

Graveside services for Mr. Joel Douglas Copeland, 59, of Livingston will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, October 27, 2021, from Overton County Memorial Gardens with Rev. Dee Moore and Rev. James Shenko officiating. The family will welcome friends Tuesday evening, from 4 p.m. until 9 p.m. at Speck Funeral Home.

Joel passed from this life Sunday afternoon, October 24, 2021, from Livingston Regional Hospital.

Joel was a 1981 graduate of Livingston Academy and a member of First Christian Church in Livingston.

He enjoyed fishing, hunting, playing golf, and working. His best enjoyment was spending time with his family and friends.

Born December 21, 1961, in Livingston, he was the son of the late Sam Douglas and Neda Rose Thompson Copeland.

In addition to his parents, Joel was preceded in death by his sister, Myra White.

Joel leaves behind a son, Jacob Copeland of Portland, TN; a granddaughter, Kayla Copeland of Portland, TN; two nieces, Jordan Welch and husband Jeff and Lora Cothron and husband Bill and son Greyson; mother of his son, Mel; two aunts, Mary Belle Jolly and Jessie Parrott; and several cousins and friends.

Pallbearers will be Lucas Holt, Johnny Vaughn, Gib Jolley, Kevin Fleming, Scott McCormick, and Levi Cobble.

Honorary pallbearers will be Bob Crabtree, Ward Phipps, Dale Tollett, Lawrence Hawkins, and William McCormick.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)