George W. Cope, 56, of Jacksonville died Sunday, May 20, 2012.Mr. Cope was a lifelong resident of Jacksonville and a member of the Hecksher Drive Baptist Church. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with his family and friends. He is survived by his son Houston Cope of Boston, MA; daughters Kelly (Chance) Johnson of Macclenny and Hannah Cope of Jacksonville; granddaughter Haley Johnson of Macclenny; brothers Miles Cope and Johnny Cope of Jacksonville, Alton Cope of St. Augustine and Morgan Cope of Callahan; sisters Camile Sweezy of Georgetown, TX, Phyllis Cope of St. Augustine, Dixie Bodway, Liz Waters, Marilyn Spicer, Bobby Sheffield and Sylvia Cope, all of Jacksonville.
A graveside service will be held at 11 am on May 23 at North Prong Cemetery in Sanderson with Carl Sheffield officiating. Forbes Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.