Virgil Chasten Cope, Jr.

September 11, 1940 ~ January 6, 2024 (age 83) 83 Years Old

Virgil Cope, Jr. Obituary

     Virgil Chasten Cope, Jr. better known as 'Jr.', age 83 of Byrdstown, TN passed away Saturday, January 6, 2024 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.

     He was born September 11, 1940 in Akron, OH to Virgil Chasten Cope and Grace (Myers) Cope. He attended the Nazarene church and was a former employee at Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company. 

     Jr. was survived by (1) daughter: Melissa Walsh and husband: James; (2) sons: Craig Cope and wife: Janna, Ronald Kevin Cope and life partner: Glynis Carpenter; (8) grandchildren and (10) great-grandchildren; (1) sister: Georgia Lee Cope; special friend: Frank Gerard. Also survived by other family members and friends.

     He was preceded in death by his parents: Virgil and Grace Cope; wife: Sandra K. Cope; (1) brother: Gordon Cope.

     Funeral services were held Saturday, January 13, 2024 at 11:00 AM from Brown Funeral Chapel with Bro. Rick Cross officiating. The burial will be in Sherwood Memorial Gardens in Wooster, OH. 

     The family will receive friends Friday from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Brown Funeral Chapel.


Friends and family have shared their relationship to show their support.
How do you know Virgil Chasten Cope, Jr.?
We are sorry for your loss.
Help others honor Virgil's memory.


January 12, 2024

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Brown Funeral Chapel
202 West Main St
Byrdstown, TN 38549

Funeral Service
January 13, 2024

11:00 AM
Brown Funeral Chapel
202 West Main St
Byrdstown, TN 38549


© 2024 Brown Funeral Chapel. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility