Chapel service for Jimmy LeRoy Copley, age 70, of Muleshoe, Texas, was scheduled for 2:00 PM, Friday, February 9, 2018 at Ellis Funeral Home Chapel in Muleshoe with Basil Nash of Muleshoe officiating. Burial was in Bailey County Cemetery. Jimmy died Tuesday, February 6, 2018 in Muleshoe. He was born November 23, 1947 in Amherst, Texas to Jimmy Raymond “J.R.” and Ella Rae (Hester) Copley. He married Myra Frazier in Muleshoe on May 1, 1965.
Jimmy loved his family, especially his grandkids and great-grandkids. There were his life. He was a tractor mechanic for many years. Jimmy is preceded in death by his parents.
Jimmy is survived by his wife, Myra; his son, Lee Copley and his wife, Tamara of Amarillo, Texas; his two daughters, Renee’ Copley of Muleshoe, Texas and Carroll Champion of Ruidoso, New Mexico; his sister, Vicki Welch of Lubbock, Texas; his three brothers, Don Copley of Levelland, Texas, Terry Copley of Friona, Texas and Wayne Copley of Muleshoe, Texas; his seven grandchildren, Dustin Copley, Brady Copley, Kenny Price, Jessi Price, DaKota Wilt, Zachary Epperson and Sarah Bartholf; his two great-grandchildren, Carter Wilt and Aubree Wilt; and many nieces and nephews.
Online condolences may be made at www.ellisfuneralhomes.com.