May 19, 1915 - April 30, 2014

Lawrence William Copley died on April 30, 2014. He was 98.

A Graveside will be held at 3:00 pm on, Tuesday, May 6th at Deschutes Memorial Gardens, 63875 N. Hwy 97.

Mr. Copley was born May 19, 1915 in Inavale, NE to John and Millie Copley. He married Marjorie Granteer on December 21, 1971 in Culver.

Mr. Copley moved from Nebraska to Powell Butte, OR in 1938 where he farmed until 1953. He then moved to the Culver area where he continued until going to work for the Oregon State Parks from 1965 to 1981. He enjoyed riding his Harley-Davidson, pinochle and bowling.

He is survived by five daughters, Margie Long, Marlene Marshall, Marie Waltermate, Maggie Schade and Sharon Ollendorf; his sister, Velma Harns; 13 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren.

Contributions may be made to Partner In Care Hospice, 2075 NE Wyatt Ct., Bend, OR 97701. Deschutes Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.