Rex T. Copeland, 54, Mooresville, passed away May 31, 2021. Rex was born February 20, 1967, the youngest child of the late Mary Jane (Fields) Copeland and Dwayne Copeland, who survives.
Rex graduated from Mooresville High School, where he played football and basketball, in 1985. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Technology from Indiana State University. He was employed with Mynatt Construction, C & C Concrete, at Heirbrandt Construction Company, and most recently, he was employed for more than 17 years as a concrete finisher at Patterson & Horth. He also owned his own landscape company, Landscaping Plus, for several years. A very hard worker, Rex also helped his brother Dale in the rebuilding of Dale's home, while running his landscape business. Rex was an accomplished and creative woodworker, enjoyed boating, camping, fishing, gardening, and landscaping. He was an avid IU basketball fan, Indianapolis Colts fan, and rarely missed an Indianapolis 500 Race. Rex will be remembered by his loving family for his independence, quiet and peaceful nature, and his love for his daughters. Rex was exceptionally loyal to his mom and dad. His memory will be cherished by his loved ones.
In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by a brother, James L. Copeland.
Survivors include his father, Dwayne Copeland; sister, Nina (Steve) Mynatt; brother, Dale (Jackie) Copeland; daughters, Megan and Jessica Copeland; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Friends and family will gather for Rex’s Life Celebration® visitation Sunday, June 6, 2021, 2 to 5 p.m., at the Carlisle – Branson Funeral Service & Crematory, Mooresville. The graveside service will begin at 10 a.m., Monday, at White Lick Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Mooresville Friends Church, 50 N. Monroe St., Mooresville. Visit www.CarlisleBranson.com to share a favorite memory or to sign the online guest registry.