Darrin Scott Copeland, 49, of Cottage Hills, passed away unexpectedly at 8:02 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, at Alton Memorial Hospital.
Born in Carlinville on April 15, 1966, he was the son of Clyde Eugene and Marcella (Welch) Copeland of Cottage Hills.
Darrin had been working as a laborer for the Godfrey Mulch Plant.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by two sons, Damon (Amber) Copeland and Warren Copeland, all of Alton; daughter, Megan Emmons of Osage Beach, Mo.; five grandchildren, Mackenzi, Hayden, Jacob, Travis and Bella Copeland; two sisters, Jean Howard of Brighton and Patty (Robert) Greer of Holiday Shores; and a brother, Dennis Haney of Cottage Hills.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Randy Copeland; his sister, Pam Shemwell; and former wife, Sheri Beckham.
A celebration of Life memorial service will begin with a visitation from 2 p.m. until time of service at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, at Marks Mortuary in Wood River. Pastor Shea Hughes will officiate.