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File #: 16-2709    Version: 1 Name: MR. ODELL COPPERIDGE, JR.
Type: Consent Calendar Resolution Status: Approved
File created: 4/13/2016 In control: Secretary to the Board
On agenda: 4/13/2016 Final action: 4/13/2016
Title: PROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING THE LIFE, AND LEGACY OF MR. ODELL COPPERIDGE, JR. WHEREAS, on Wednesday, February 3, 2016, God in his infinite wisdom called home Mr. Odell Copperidge, Jr.; and WHEREAS, Mr. Odell Copperidge, Jr., a native of Memphis, TN moved to Chicago, IL and accepted Christ at New Covenant Missionary Baptist Church. He graduated from Wendell Phillips Academy High School, where he met Vanessa McClear in 1976 and later married in 1979; and WHEREAS, Mr. Odell Copperidge, Jr., affectionately called Odell or "Odie," was a family man. He loved spending time with his family and friends and was well known for shooting pool; and WHEREAS, Mr. Odell Copperidge, Jr., is survived by his loving wife, Vanessa Copperidge, Sons: Arnell McClear, and Odell Ruben Brown (who preceded him in death), Daughters: Tiffany and Ivory Copperidge, and a host of grandchildren; and WHEREAS, Mr. Odell Copperidge, Jr., was a dedicated and loyal worker. He began his career with the...
Sponsors: JERRY BUTLER

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PROPOSED RESOLUTION

 

HONORING THE LIFE, AND LEGACY OF MR. ODELL COPPERIDGE, JR.

 

WHEREAS, on Wednesday, February 3, 2016, God in his infinite wisdom called home Mr. Odell Copperidge, Jr.; and

 

WHEREAS, Mr. Odell Copperidge, Jr., a native of Memphis, TN moved to Chicago, IL and accepted Christ at New Covenant Missionary Baptist Church.  He graduated from Wendell Phillips Academy High School, where he met Vanessa McClear in 1976 and later married in 1979; and 

 

WHEREAS, Mr. Odell Copperidge, Jr., affectionately called Odell or “Odie,” was a family man.  He loved spending time with his family and friends and was well known for shooting pool; and

 

WHEREAS, Mr. Odell Copperidge, Jr., is survived by his loving wife, Vanessa Copperidge, Sons: Arnell McClear, and Odell Ruben Brown (who preceded him in death), Daughters: Tiffany and Ivory Copperidge, and a host of grandchildren; and

 

WHEREAS, Mr. Odell Copperidge, Jr., was a dedicated and loyal worker.  He began his career with the Forest Preserve District of Cook County where he retired after providing 37 wonderful years of service as a Pump/Well Repairman in the Maintenance Department; and

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the President and Board of Commissioners of Cook County do hereby offer their deepest condolences and most heartfelt sympathy to the family and many friends of Odell Copperidge, Jr., join them in sorrow at this time of profound loss; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a suitable copy of this resolution be presented to the family of Odell Copperidge, Jr. as an expression of our deepest sympathy.

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