RIP 12 June 2012
Name: HC Copeland
Branch/Rank: UNITED STATES AIR FORCE/O4
Unit: 333rd TFS
Date of Birth: 13 JULY 1931
Home City of Record: PLAINVIEW TX
Date of Loss: 17 July 1967
Country of Loss: NORTH VIETNAM
Loss Coordinates: 212400 NORTH 1061700 EAST
Status (in 1973): Returnee
Other Personnel in Incident:
Source: Compiled by P.O.W. NETWORK from one or more of the following: raw
data from U.S. Government agency sources, correspondence with POW/MIA
families, published sources, interviews and CACCF = Combined Action
Combat Casualty File.
REMARKS: 730314 RELEASED BY DRV
RET COLONEL/RESIDED IN TEXAS
No further information available at this time.
It's with sad news that I report that Col H.C. Copeland Flew West
morning, 12 June 2012. He passed away in his sleep around 5am.
I just spoke with his son Glenn on the phone, and he told me his father
have a memorial service this Friday (15 June) at 1pm in Austin, TX, and
will be buried on Saturday (16 June) in San Angelo, TX, near Goodfellow
Services for Col. H. C. Copeland - USAF Retired (ExPOW) will be
Cook-Walden Capital Parks, 14501 N. IH-35, Pflugerville, TX.
Viewing: Thursday 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Service: Friday 1:00 p.m. (Cook-Walden Capital Parks)
Burial: Saturday (San Angelo, TX)
H.C.'s tribute is here: