Jeffery Steven Copeland-Sherrard, age 22, of Portage, passed away Sunday,
October 12, 2008 in Valparaiso.
He was born on February 21, 1986 in Merrillville, the son of Clifford Grant
Sherrard III and Patti Copeland.
Jeffrey is survived by mother, Patti Copeland-Bugarin of Portage; brother,
Michael Sherrard of Toledo, Ohio; sister, Megan Crownover of Portage;
grandparents, Barbara Copeland of Portage, Nancy (Jack) Woodworth of
Chesterton, and Clifford (Kathy) Sherrard, Jr. of Chesterton; aunts, Sharon
(Paul) Santiago and Carole (Bob) Kallis; uncle, Ric (Nikki) Sherrard; and
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, John Copeland; father, Clifford
Sherrard; and aunt, Vicky (Sherrard) Trembicki.
Jeffery was a life long area resident and a construction worker. He was a
member of the Real Life Community Church. He loved animals and basketball.
Funeral services, Pastor Bob Burton officiating, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday,
October 16, at Real Life Community Church 3134 Swanson Road Portage, with
visitation from 10 a.m. until time of service. Interment will follow at
Calumet Park Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, October 15, at Edmonds & Evans
Funeral Home Portage Chapel 6941 Central Ave. Portage. Memorials may be made
to Real Life Community Church.