Charles H. Copeland
Private graveside services will be held at 4 pm Friday at Moselle Memorial Gardens for Mr. Charles H. Copeland, age 60, of Petal, MS, who died September 19, 2018 at Asbury Hospice House. Graveside Rites of Distinction will be performed by the Petal Police Department Honor Guard.
Mr. Copeland was a retired Professor of Criminal Justice at Jones County Junior College. He served as an undercover narcotics agent with the Laurel Police Department. He later served as a street patrolman for the city police departments of Laurel and Petal.
Mr. Copeland was a member of Petal-Harvey Baptist Church.
He is preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Earl and Genevieve Copeland, and his maternal grandparents, Henry and Era Dobson.
Mr. Copeland is survived by his parents, Kim and Ann Dobson Copeland; one sister, Dr. Patrice Moulton (Michael) of Natchitoches, LA and one nephew, Bryce Moulton of Natchitoches, LA.
Memorials may be made to Empower Nepali Girls Foundation c/o Dr. Patrice Moulton, 544 Monroe Dr. Natchitoches, LA, 71457.
Visitation will be 2:30 to 3:30 at Hulett Winstead Funeral Home.