STEPHENVILLE—Marvin L. Coppock passed away peacefully at his home in Stephenville surrounded by his family on June 2, 2018. A Celebration of Marvin's Life will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 16, at the Glen Rose High School Auditorium.
Marvin was born on July 18, 1950, to Claude and Opal Coppock in Fort Worth, TX. He grew up in Rendon, TX and attended Rendon and Burleson schools. He worked as an auto mechanic for 50+ years, owning and operating Rainbow Repair in Glen Rose. Marvin also farmed and owned and operated a dairy in Blum, TX, where he served as a School Board Trustee. Upon retiring from auto mechanics, he discovered his love for woodworking and made many custom furniture pieces. He also loved bass fishing, which he competed in professionally for a number of years. He always said his secret weapon was purple and white tail worms! Marvin also enjoyed gardening and sharing his bounty of vegetables and pickles with friends and family.
Marvin was a Master Mason and a Past Master of Glen Rose Lodge No. 525. Marvin also served as District Deputy Grand Master and District Instructor of District 65 of the Grand Lodge of Texas. He took great pride in being a Mason.
Marvin was preceded in death by his wife Judy Coppock, his parents, Claude and Opal Coppock, his stepdad Richard Davis, and grandson Jacob Wayne Moore.
He is survived by his wife, Kathy Cassidy of Stephenville; his children, Scott Coppock of Blum, Lyndi Rhine and husband Charles of Haslet, and Ben Coppock of Austin; his grandchildren Amber Noto and husband Brandon of Santa Fe, Jessica Moore of Jefferson, Justin Moore of Haslet, and Skeeter Coppock of Blum; his stepchildren Layne Cassidy of Stephenville, Shauna Lane and husband Nored of Ralls; his step-grandchildren Cassidy and Seth Lane; and his sisters Janet Davis of Burleson and Jeri Ann Maesring.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to Kayla Gill of Alpha Omega Hospice for her compassion and care to Marvin and his family.
Memorial contributions can be made to The Masonic Grand Lodge of Texas, PO Box 446, Waco, TX 76703.