WO1 James R. Coplan was a VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 08/11/2009 at the age of 63.4
Yakima, WA
Flight Class 66-19
Date of Birth 04/01/1946
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with HHC/1 AVN BDE in 67, 61 AHC in 69
This information was provided by SSN search Jan 2010

More detail on this person: James Reid Coplan, 63 James Reid Coplan Yakima Herald-Republic (WA) - Wednesday, August 12, 2009 Langevin-Mussetter Funeral Home YAKIMA - James Reid Coplan, 63, of Yakima, died, Tuesday, August 11, 2009. James was born April 1, 1946 to Julius James and Helen Louise (Hubbard) Coplan in Bellingham, WA. He spent the first six years of his life in British Columbia, Canada, before the family came to the Yakima Valley. James graduated from Toppenish High School in 1964 and attended Yakima Valley Community College. After studying Aviation at YVCC, James enlisted in the Army to fly helicopters in Vietnam. He returned to the Valley after serving two tours in Vietnam. James attended Central Washington University and obtained a degree in History. He served with various law enforcement agencies over the years and recently retired. James was an avid fan of NASCAR and kept detailed statistics on the cars and drivers. James is survived by his sister, Nancy A. Reynolds of Federal Way, WA and his long time companion, Barbara A. Calhoun. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother-in-law, Duane Reynolds. Graveside inurnment will be held at 11:30 a.m., Saturday, August 15, 2009 at Calvary Cemetery, Yakima. Barbara would like to thank all the nurses and aides who cared for James at Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospice and Summitview Healthcare Center, especially Lisa Fortier.

Burial information: Calvary Cemetery, Yakima, WA

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