Jeffery Dean Copas, 48, of Sedalia passed away Sunday, August 7, 2016 at University Hospital in Columbia, MO. He was born on December 2, 1967 in Sedalia, the son of Eugene Dotson and Elda Copas, who survive of Sedalia.
Jeff owned and operated an automotive repair shop in Sedalia. He enjoyed riding motorcycles, camping, going to car auctions and tinkering on cars. He especially enjoyed being in the company of his family and friends. He lived in the Sedalia and Smithton areas all of his life.
Besides his parents he is also survived by a sister, Carrie Merriott (Butch) of Sedalia; his significant other, Darlene Parker of Sedalia; Jeffery raised several children and grandchildren as his own; three nephews and a niece.
He was preceded in death by maternal and paternal grandparents.
A memorial gathering with friends will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, August 20, 2016 at Centennial Park, Sedalia.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of Rea Funeral Chapel, Sedalia.