Ronald H. "Pete" Copas

September 5, 1938 - January 22, 2021

Ronald H. “Pete” Copas, age 82, of Blue Creek, Ohio, died Friday, January 22, 2021 at University of Cincinnati Hospital.  Ronald was born September 5, 1938 in Cedar Mills.  He was preceded by parents, Harold and Faye (Moore) Copas; two sisters: Juanita and Barbara Copas and one brother, Jimmy Copas.

Pete is survived by loving wife, Ann Copas of Blue Creek; one son, Ronald (Regina) G Copas of Blue Creek; two daughters: Cynthia (Rick) Modglin of Missouri and Angie (Robert) Moore of Blue Creek; one sister, Darlene Trainor; two grandchildren: Courtney and Christopher; four step-grandchildren: Brentney, Brantley, Kinsley and Brylee; many nieces and nephews, cousins and friends.

He enlisted in the United States Navy, serving during the Vietnam War, retiring after 20 years.  After the US Navy, he worked and retired from Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville.

The public visitation is 12 – 2 PM Friday, January 29, 2021 at Lafferty Funeral Home, 205 South Cherry Street, West Union, Ohio 45693.

The public funeral is 2 PM Friday, January 29, 2021 at Lafferty Funeral Home. Pastor Clarence Abbott will officiate.

The public committal and military graveside services will be at West Union Cemetery, 9522 State Route 125, West Union, Ohio 45693

Due to Covid-19 Regulations, please wear a mask.

Lafferty Funeral Home Incorporated is serving the family.


Carol & Tim Daniel - Jan 29, 2021
We extend our deepest sympathy to all the family! Very sorry for your loss.
Barbara Keplinger - Jan 25, 2021
Ann & family, please know my prayers & love are with you! Uncle Pete was absolutely a wonderful man, brother & the best Uncle! My sympathies!