ORANGE GROVE John R. Copple, 61, passed away April 4, 2012 in a San Antonio hospital. He was born April 15, 1950 in Houston, Texas to Raymond George and Marie Copple. He was a U. S. Navy veteran and a retired body shop manager. He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, Christie Childers and one niece, Michelle.

Survivors include his wife, Terry Copple of Orange Grove; one sister, Dee Faltesek of Crystal Beach; one brother, Clifton Sellers of Houston and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted 4:00 p.m., Friday, April 6, 2012 at the Holmgreen Mortuary Chapel. Burial will follow in Sons of Hermann Cemetery in Orange Grove.

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