He was a retired pipefitter from Local #522, and was a World War II Marine veteran.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Delores Coppage; a son, Mark D. Coppage; his parents, Albert and Grace Coppage; two brothers and a sister-in-law, Rex and Betty Coppage and Harold Coppage; and a sister and brother-in-law, Ernestine and James Free.
Survivors include a son, Scott (Yvonne) Coppage, of Brandenburg, Kentucky; four grandchildren, Tyler (Dana) Coppage, Jessie (Matt) Speaks and Robbie Coppage, all of Meade County, Kentucky, and Drew Coppage, of Louisville, Kentucky; a great-granddaughter, Halle Speaks, of Meade County; a sister, Wanda (Coy) Lovins, of Fordsville, Kentucky; and a sister-in-law, Ann Coppage, of Pattiville, Kentucky.
Services are 1 p.m. (CST) Sunday, Nov. 10, at Geary Funeral Home, Fordsville, with burial in Sarver Cemetery, Yeaman, Kentucky. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. (CST) until service time Sunday at the funeral home.