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1972 David 2021

David Wayne Cope

May 19, 1972 — December 8, 2021

David Wayne Cope
1972- 2021

Gastonia – David Wayne Cope, 49, passed away on Wednesday, December 8, 2021.

He was born May 19, 1972 in Gaston County. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, John J Long, Jr, Elbert C and Mary Frances Mauney Cope, and a nephew, Kevin Cribb.
David was a member of Tuckaseegee Baptist Church. He loved playing softball and was a wonderful carpenter; he could build anything. He also loved cars, movies, all sports and was an avid Star Wars fan. David was a funny and unique person, he also loved joking around. He worked at Dellinger Enterprises for 4 years.

David is survived by his wife of 18 years, Angela Martens Cope; his son that he adored and loved so much, David "D.J."W Cope, Jr; his parents, Carl and Bonnie Cope; a sister, Lisa (Eugene) Ware; grandmother, Mary Long nieces and nephews, Colt and Cody Vore, Mylissa Vore, Donovan Ware, and numerous other nieces and nephews; brother and sisters in law,
John Martens, Teresa Taylor, Amanda Cribb, Myron Martens and Shana Martens

The family will receive friends from 11:00 till 1:00 p.m. Saturday, December 18, at East Belmont Church of God, 320 Catawba Street, Belmont, NC 28012
with a Celebration of Life Service to follow at 1:00 p.m. in the church with Pastor Scott Huffman and Pastor Jason Marlowe officiating.
Pallbearers will be John Martens, Loy Taylor, Eugene Ware and Donovan Ware

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the family.

Condolences may be made to

Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 2916 Union Road, Gastonia 704-864-5144 is serving the Family.
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