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Steve "Red" Cope

Steve “Red” Cope, 75, of Mt. Holly passed away peacefully Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at his residence surrounded by his family. Mr. Cope was born in Gaston County on February 20, 1940 to the late Walter and Kathleen Cope. He was a self employed small engine repair mechanic. He was a past employee with Mt. Holly Farm Supply, helped with the development of Green Meadows Golf Club, and was past President of Mt. Holly Optimist Club. Red was an avid golfer, loved fishing and enjoyed going to auctions and flea markets. He was a devoted family man and will be missed by all who knew him.

Survivors include his loving wife of 56 years, Amelia Kelly Cope. Children, Walter Kelly Cope, Kathy Cope Mayes, Karen Cope Lockridge and Ernest Kevin Cope. Brothers and sisters, Linda Cope Jackson, Jimmy Cope and Beverly Jordan. 5 grandchildren, Stevie, Devon, Justin, Dylan, and Brittany. 4 great grandchildren, Ryder, Elayna, Aiden, and Lilli.

Memorial services to celebrate Red’s life will be at 1:00 PM Friday, February 12, 2016 at Benson Funeral Services in Mt. Holly. Visitation will follow the service. Inurnment will be private.


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A candle was lit in memory of Steve Cope

Tami gilbert Feb 12 2016 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Steve Cope

Benson Funeral & Cremation Services Feb 11 2016 12:00 AM

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A TROPICAL DISH GARDEN WITH FRESH FLOWERS was sent on February 11, 2016

We are deeply sorry for your loss, H.E.A.R. (Libby, Misty, Kim, & Katie)

Expression of Sympathy Feb 11 2016 12:00 AM

I am so sorry to hear about Red. I spent lots of break times just talking and getting
info from him on how to keep my mowers in running condition. He was a good friend.
Have missed going by since I retired. The boys & family are in my prayers.

KEN CAPPS , Feb 11 2016 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Steve Cope

Gas Man Feb 11 2016 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Steve Cope

Children, grand babies and great grand babies Feb 11 2016 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Steve Cope

His Sister Linda..Robert...Neices and Nephews Feb 11 2016 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Steve Cope

I love you daddy, forever in my heart Karen Feb 11 2016 12:00 AM

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A GRANDMA'S GARDEN  TABLE BASKET was sent on February 11, 2016

Our Deepest Sympathy David and Wanda McCall

Expression of Sympathy Feb 11 2016 12:00 AM