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Mr. James "Cadillac"" Ernest Copeland

May 12, 1943September 7, 2020

James Ernest Copeland, of Knoxville TN passed away peacefully at his family home on September 7, 2020 at the age of 77. A Knoxville native, James was born on May 12, 1943, and resided in Knoxville all of his life. James had a knack for cars, he was a skilled autobody painter and worked for several reputable auto repair companies in the Knoxville area. His reputation is one of a good man, a loving father and grandfather. His family will surely miss his loving presence until they meet again in Heaven.

When James entered into the gates of Eternity, he had waiting on him with open arms his wife Georgia Copeland; daughter Debbie Richie.

James is survived by his children; Lisa G. Babbs, James E. Copeland Jr.; grandchildren, Ryan Richie, Courtney Richie, Stevie Icem, Kandi Tolliver, Stacey Tolliver, Ashley Copeland, and Whitney Copeland, all of Knoxville, TN

The family will receive friends on September 16, 2020 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm at Berry Highland South Funeral Home, 9010 E. Simpson Rd., Knoxville, TN 37920, with a funeral service to follow at 2:00pm. Graveside services will be held at Berry Highland South Cemetery at 3:00pm following the funeral service. Online condolences can be made to the family at www.berryhighlandsouth.com

Berry Highland South Funeral Home 9010 E. Simpson Rd. Knoxville, TN 37920 865-573-7300

  • FAMILY

  • Lisa G. Babbs, Daughter
  • James E. Copeland Jr., Son
  • Ryan Richie, Grandchild
  • Courtney Richie, Grandchild
  • Stevie Icem, Grandchild
  • Kandi Tolliver, Grandchild
  • Stacey Tolliver, Grandchild
  • Ashley Copeland, Grandchild
  • Whitney Copeland, Grandchild
  • Georgia Nell Copeland, Wife (deceased)
  • Earl Eugene Copeland, Father (deceased)
  • Dessie Eliza Copeland, Mother (deceased)

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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, September 16, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Wednesday, September 16, 2020

  • Graveside Service

    Wednesday, September 16, 2020

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