James Troy Cope, 50, passed away on Saturday, October 23, 2021, in Knoxville, Tennessee, following a brief illness.
The family will receive friends from 3:00-5:00 P.M. on Friday, October 29, 2021, at Thompson Funeral home, 1012 Whitman Street, Orangeburg, S.C.
Mr. Cope was born on August 22, 1971, in Columbia, South Carolina. He was the son of the late Joyce Bonnette Wimberly and James Lloyd Cope, Jr. He graduated from Edisto High School and attended O.C. Tech. He loved his Carolina Gamecocks.
He is predeceased by his mother and grandmother, Eloise Bonnette, and his brother-in-law, who was like a father to him, David Henry Bolton. Troy will be forever missed.
Survivors include his children Austin and Cade Cope; two sisters, Sandra "Sissy" Bethune (Jim), Dianne Cope Vanoni (Joe); nephews, Kyle Bolton, Brett Bethune and Ian Vanoni; nieces Hailey Baltzegar (James), Jenna Deschamps (Brian) and Madison Vanoni.
Memorials can be made to Voluntary Ministries Outreach (VMC), Attn.: Outreach Efforts, 511 North Broadway, Knoxville, Tennessee, 37917.
Friends may visit at the home of his sister, Sandra and Jim Bethune.