Calf Roper Jeff Copenhaver's Death Cause And Obituary

According to a Facebook post, Jeff Copenhaver died on May 17 this year, and when talking about his death cause, he perished in his sleep after a long battle with cancer. 

Copenhaver's funeral and obituary service will be held at the Cowboy Church of Erath County in Stephenville, Texas, on May 23 at 10:30 a.m. (CT).

Hundreds have used Facebook to express their grief and give condolences to their family in the aftermath of his passing.

Aside from that, he will be remembered as a modest man who was able to be a wonderful mentor and teacher to others, assisting them in becoming world champions.

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More On Jeff Copenhaver's Wiki And Career Highlights

For his wiki, Jeff began roping at the age of four and was competing competitively by the age of eleven. He refined his roping abilities by viewing vintage footage of ProRodeo Hall of Famers Dean Oliver and Jim Bob Altizer roping.

In 1968, Jeff became a member of the PRCA.

Jeff has spent over 30 years throughout the United States and Canada training elite tie-down and breakaway ropers. In addition, he has trained champions in Australia and Cuba.

Furthermore, Copenhaver additionally published the book "God Wants You to Win!"

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Jeff Copenhaver And His Wife, Sherry

Sherry Copenhaver, Jeff's wife, recounts their almost 43-year marriage and describes it as "a wonderful trip."

Besides, Sherry works as an assistant pastor/wedding organizer at New Frontier Cowboy Church, according to her Facebook profile. She also studied Fashion Design at Olds College as well as RN at Mount Royal University.

Furthermore, Jeff and Sherry have one child, Shandy, who is wedded to Cody Stromberg.

At Billy Bob's in the famous Fort Worth (Texas) Stockyards, Jeff and Sherry launched America's first Cowboy church in 1986.

Reportedly, they traveled around the country and around the world for years, teaching roping schools, and inspiring people to be champions for God in their communities.