Effingham Daily News
---- — Robert Lee “Bob” Copper, 79, of Newton, died at 6:48 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013, at his home.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Blake-Buchanan Funeral Home in Newton with Rick Britton officiating. Burial will be in the Walnut Prairie Cemetery in West Union with full military rites by Jasper Post #20. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until the service time. In loving memory of Bob, memorials may be made to Shriner’s Children’s Hospital or St. Jude Children’s Hospital. The obituary can be viewed and condolences left at www.blakefh.com.