Sad news, club member RICHARD COPPLER has passed away. He was a driving force in the club for years. He will be missed. Our condolences to the Coppler family.
Coppler, 82, of Fostoria, died Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016, at the Good Shepherd Home.
He was born July 27, 1933, in Fostoria, to parents Christ and Orpha (Woodruff) Coppler
Richard married Charlotte Ayers on Nov. 19, 1959, in Columbus, Mississippi, and she survives him in Fostoria.
Also surviving Richard are his daughters, Cindy (John) David and Sharon (John) Myers, of Fostoria; sons, Jeff and Tim Coppler, both of Illinois; brother, Larry Nichols, of Oceanside, California; sister, Joyce Sharpless, of Indiana; grandchildren, Whitney Brickner, Sara Hernandez, Morgan Hoerig, Jordan David and Jesse Coppler; and seven great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Richard C. Coppler; brothers, Dencel, Chuck, Gerald, Donald, Paul and Leonard Coppler; and sisters Evelyn Sheets and Lois Smyser.
Richard was a 1952 graduate of Fostoria High School and was a U.S. Air Force veteran, serving during the Korean War. He worked at the Fostoria Fire Department, retiring in 1985.
He was a member of the Fostoria Sportsman’s Club, American Legion, AmVets and Eagles Club, Fostoria Glass Gallery and Historical Society and the Findlay Antique Bottle Club.
Visitation will be from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, March 2, at the Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home in Fostoria.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 3, at the funeral home, with military honors by the United Veterans of Fostoria. Rev. Donald Goodwin will be officiating. The place of burial will be Fountain Cemetery in Fostoria.
Funeral info here --http://www.hffh.net/notices/Richard-Coppler
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