Billy Michael Copeland

Billy Michael Copeland, 69, of Cartersville, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on October 9, 2021, at Cartersville Medical Center.

Born on September 12, 1952, he was the son of the late Billie Copeland and the late Rachael Copeland. He is also preceded by his daughter, Stacey Copeland, and his brother, Barry Wallace.

Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Janet Copeland; sons, Brandon Copeland, and Tyler (Cassie) Copeland; grandchildren, Savanna Knox (Will Kujaneck), Carson Knox, Trevor Copeland, Bryce Copeland, Abby Copeland, Caden Copeland, and Gracie Copeland; a special grandchild, Dustin (Jordan) Williamson; brother, Donnie Copeland; sister and brother-in-law Sidney and Eddie Anderson; niece, Rebecca Almon; and a nephew, Jeff Almon.

Billy was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He was a family-oriented man who enjoyed singing with The Pathlighters, spending time in the mountains, camping, apple orchards, old cars, and old TV shows. He was a simple, sweet man who was always a peacemaker, and no one had anything bad to say about him.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am on Wednesday, October 13, 2021, at Friendship Baptist Church with Richard Brown officiating. Interment will follow at the church’s cemetery.

Serving as pallbearers will be Carson Knox, Bryce Copeland, Dustin Williamson, Jeff Almon, Jody Collins, Chad Knox, and Trevor Copeland.

Parnick Jennings Funeral Home and Cremation Services is honored to serve the family of Billy Michael Copeland; please visit to share memories and to post condolence messages.