James "Jim" L. Coppedge
July 31, 2019
James "Jim" L. Coppedge, 78, (formerly of Denton) passed away at Benefis Healthcare in Great Falls, Mont., on Friday, July 26, 2019. Jim was born in Denton, Mont., on May 18, 1941 to George F. and Vera J. (Larson) Coppedge. Jim graduated from Denton High School in 1959 and furthered his education at MSU Northern studying mechanics.
In 1964, Jim married Karla Tyson and together they had five children. Jim worked as a hired hand and mechanic around Denton and Lewistown until moving to Malta, Mont., in 1971. There he worked as a mechanic for Delta Ford before opening his own repair shop an...