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James “Jim” Barton Copple

KSAL StaffJuly 12, 2019

James “Jim” Barton Copple, 76, of Lindsborg, Kansas, passed away Wednesday, July 10th.

He was born in Fullerton, Nebraska on November 28, 1942, a son of the late Ruby Evelyn (Ward) and LeRoy Barton Copple.

Jim was a dedicated Pharmacist and owner of Apotek Pharmacy in Lindsborg for many years. He was an avid golfer and a diehard Nebrasa Cornhuskers fan. He was a very caring and generous husband, father and grandfather.

Survivors include his wife, Cindy; sons, Kevin Copple of Columbus, Ohio, Michael Copple of Lawrence, Travis Johnson (Jessica) of McPherson, and Tanner Johnson (Rosa) of Loma Alta, Ecuador; and brother, Ben Copple (Claire) of Omaha, Nebraska.

He is also survived by 9 grandchildren, James Copple, Chase Copple, Peyton Johnson, Krew Johnson, Beckett Johnson, Reece Johnson, Mia Moore, Yngve Johnson, and Astrid Johnson; one great grandson, James Copple Jr.; and his dog, Wilson.

Jim was preceded in death by his sister, Sharon Harlan.

Memorial service will be Tuesday, July 16th at 1:00 pm at Bethany Lutheran Church, 320 N. Main Street, Lindsborg, Kansas.

Memorials may be made to the church, sent in care of Carlson-Geisendorf Funeral Home, 500 S. Ohio Street, Salina, Kansas.

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