Alfred Ray Kopepassah
July 23, 1959 - February 2, 2018
U.S. Armed Forces Veteran
Alfred Ray Kopepassah, 58, of Lawton, Oklahoma passed away on Friday, February 2, 2018 with his loved ones by his side. He was born to Alfred H. Kopepassah and Aileen Marie Tanequodle Kopepassah on July 23, 1959 in Lawton, Oklahoma. He was a member of the JROTC at MacArthur High School until he dropped out to join the US Navy. After joining the Navy, he went on to get his GED. Alfred spent 14 years in the Navy until he was honorably discharged in 1990. He met and married Michelle Douglas on January 29, 1994 in San Diego, California and had two children. In 1999, Alfred moved back to Oklahoma with his family and found employment at the Lawton Indian Hospital, where he worked until his passing. He loved to laugh and spend time with his family. Alfred will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Alfred is survived by: his wife Michelle
Daughter: Katrina Aileen
Son: Jonathan Ray
Brothers: Tommy Kopepassah and Victor Kopepassah
Sister: Clarice Kopepassah Trujillo
preceded in death: his parents, infant brother and sister: Aaron Kopepassah, Vera Kopepassah; paternal grandparents: Moses Kopepassah and Sophie Bertha Akoneto; maternal grandparents: Carleton Tanequodle and Mary Domebo; uncles: Lelbert Kopepassah Sr, Raymond Kopepassah, Lance Kopepassah, Paul Tanequodle, Nelson Tanequodle, and sister Diane Kopepassah Lowe; aunts: Leona Kopepassah Kent, Myrtle Tanequodle Brown.
Memorial service: 11:00AM Saturday, February 10, 2018
Christ Our Savior Church Anadarko
Under the direction of Ray & Martha's Funeral Home Anadarko.
Date: February 10, 2018
Time: 11:00 am
Prayers and condolences.
Franklin E. Akoneto
On behalf of the Rudy and Velma Akoneto family, we extend our heartfelt condolences to our Kopepassah relatives. Cling to the legacy and teachings of our precious loved ones who have made Heaven their Home. We thank God for Alfred's life and service to his country and to his fellow man. His humble heart and gentle ways will remain with us each day as we lift the family in prayer. God Bless you All.
You will be missed dearly...Working at IHS for 9 yrs and getting to know you has been a blessing. You always had a smile on you face, and this is how I will always remember you Alfred...Prayers and condolences for the Kopepassah family and close friends.
Prayers and condolences to the Kopepassah and Tanequodle families.
Prayers and condolences for the Kopepassah family.
Alfred was a very kind gentleman. Always had a great personality. We will be surely missed here at the Hospital.
Alfred was the nicest person anyone could have met. He always had a smile on his face and said greetings to everyone who passed by. Going to miss seeing him in the Hallways here at LIH. Prayers and condolences to all his Family and Friends.
Alfred was a good hard working man, always had a smile on his face. He will be missed. My thoughts & prayers are with his family, friends & all who knew & love him. God bless you all.
My prayers are with Michelle and family. I consider it to have been my honour and privilege to have had Alfred as my work colleague and friend. He was alway so kind, humble, and gracious. Alfred took great pride in his work and was serious about the services he provided in caring for others. He will be greatly missed.
alfred will be missed. may he rest in peace. prayers for the family
Our hearts go out to you during this difficult time, praying the Lord will give you strength and comfort. Alfred was an awesome person to work with and he will most definitely be missed at LIH.
Alfred will be missed here at the Lawton Service Unit. May the Lord comfort your family in your time of need.
My prayers are with the Alfred’s family. I had the pleasure to know and work with Alfred for the past eight years. He was always willing to help with a project or new initiative. The thing I will miss most about Alfred was his positive outlook and ability to laugh during difficult times. Alfred was a dedicated employee and friend, he will be missed.
My thoughts and prayers are with the Kopepassah family. He will be truly missed by all here at the Lawton Service Unit. Thanks for all your hard work. May God bless the family.
Alfred was a very caring person who always had a smile for you even in difficult situations. May God comfort his family and friends.