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Richard LaMar Cope

07/12/1939 - 12/25/2020

Richard (Dick) LaMar Cope passed away peacefully on December 25, 2020 in Chandler, AZ.  On July 12, 1939 Dick joined his family as the second-born son to Bud and Adelia Cope, in Elko, NV. Adelia later married Frank Profaizer who raised Dick as his own. Dick married the love of his life, Patricia, on February 24, 1961; they have four living children: LaMar (Gina) Cope, Stacey Cope, Alan (Martina) Cope and Dennis Lupe (Levi) Cope. Richard served in the US Army and in the Navy Reserve, but his service to others never ended. Dick served his family by helping on the family farm and was always helping friends. He retired in 1993 from federal civil service after 20 years. He loved to laugh and joke with his four children, five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother (Gary Cope). He is survived by four brothers:  Frank (Leanna) Profaizer, Doug (Janet) Profaizer, Robert (Gayle) Profaizer and Charles (Tammy) Profaizer.


  • Antionette Hester


    I am so sorry for your loss. He is such a great man. Sending prayers to you and your family.

  • Dick was a wonderful man, he always made you laugh, he was a true and loving friend. He will be truly missed. My prayers are with the family.

  • Bonnie marshall

    Hi Pat: my condolences to you and your children. I understand Dick had Alzheimer’s, one of his brothers told me. Sorry if that is true, it is a long journey, my husband has Alzheimer’s, going on nine years. Bless you, Bonnie

  • So sorry to hear about your loss. I hi ope all is well with you. So lucky to have met him. Love his Niece Debbie

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