Virgil Lee Frase

February 21, 1937 – April 27, 2019

Virgil L. Frase, 82, of Copperas Cove died Saturdayin Copperas Cove. Funeral services were Wednesday First Baptist Church of Copperas Cove with Dr. Mark Kemp officiating. Burial followed at the Copperas Cove City Cemetery.

Frase was born on Feb. 21, 1937, to the late Leo Max and Martha Kindler Frase in Copperas Cove. He attended school and graduated from Copperas Cove High School in 1955. After high school, he attended Southwest Texas State University before joining the Army Reserves until 1966.

On July 5, 1968, he married Helen Himes and they were married 50 years.

Frase was a lifelong resident of Copperas Cove and a member of First Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Frances Kruger; a son, Michael Copher; and a granddaughter, Kylee Copher.

Frase is survived by his wife, Helen Himes Frase; a daughter, Tina Nichols and husband Shawn; sons, David Copher and wife Sally; a brother, Leland Frase and wife Pat; grandchildren Ruth, Rachel and Jonathan Nichols and Samantha Van Abbema; and two great-grandchildren

Scott’s Funeral Home of Copperas Cove was in charge of arrangements.

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