Rudy Jay Copelin, 43, of Sanders, Kentucky passed away on Sunday, August 6, 2017 in Kentucky. He was born on August 2, 1974 in Great Falls Montana, the son of Delmer H. and Ann (Oakley) Copelin. Rudy worked in a stainless steel plant in Kentucky and was passionate about horses.
He is survived by his mother: Ann Copelin of Rockford, Illinois; son: Braden Kamalii of Decatur, Illinois; and sisters: Becky J. Rabe (Mike) of Rockford, Illinois and Molly A. Copelin of Fayetteville, North Carolina. He was preceded in death by his father, grandparents, an aunt and an uncle.
Rudy was cremated, and the family will host a memorial service to remember his life at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at the First Baptist Church in Morrisonville, Illinois with Pastor Chad Foster officiating. Inurnment will take place at the Cumberland Sugar Creek Cemetery in Glenarm, Illinois