Copland, Charles Sydney of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully, on Monday, June 17th, 2013, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, in his 60th year. Beloved partner of Evelyn Rose (Kennedy) Crafts and dear step-father of Stephen Cook (Roxanne) of St. Thomas, Heather Crafts of St. Thomas and David Crafts of London. Dear brother of Barb Marontate (late Robert ) of St. Thomas, Edith Mercer (Bruce) of St. Thomas, Steven Copland (Sherri) of London and Frank Copland of St. Thomas. Sadly missed by 8 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. Charles was born in St. Thomas on February 8th, 1954. He worked at United Tech and then was self-employed.
Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas where funeral service will be held Saturday at 1:00 p.m. Cremation to follow. Visitation at the funeral home on Friday from 7-9 p.m. and Saturday from 12:00-1:00 p.m. Flowers gratefully declined. Remembrances may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.