Jeff Copenhaver is known to be world champion calf roper, whose death is a great hit on his world. Jeff reportedly died at the age of 73.
Jeff Copenhaver is known as the 1975 PRCA World Champion Tie-Down Roper and a pioneer in the cowboy ministry, perished on May 17 in Granbury, Texas.
Deb Copenhaver, a two-time Saddle Bronc Riding World Champion and ProRodeo Hall of Famer, was Copenhaver’s father. Deb, who lived to be 94, died on February 6, 2019.
Jeff Copenhaver Cause Of Death Explained
Jeff Copenhaver died at the age of 73, on May 17 he has a long battle with cancer, and reportedly died in his sleep.
Copenhaver’s funeral and obituary service will be held at the Cowboy Church of Erath County in Stephenville, Texas, on May 23 at 10:30 a.m. (CT).
Hundreds have used Facebook to express their grief and give condolences to their family in the aftermath of his passing.
Jeff began roping at the age of four and was competing competitively by the age of eleven. He refined his roping abilities by viewing vintage footage of ProRodeo Hall of Famers Dean Oliver and Jim Bob Altizer roping. In 1968, Jeff became a member of the PRCA.
Jeff has spent over 30 years throughout the United States and Canada training elite tie-down and breakaway ropers. In addition, he has trained champions in Australia and Cuba.
Furthermore, Copenhaver additionally published the book “God Wants You to Win!”
Jeff Copenhaver Relationship Reviewed
Jeff Copenhaver was happily married to Sherry Copenhaver, recounts their almost 43-year marriage and describes it as “a wonderful trip.”
Sherry works as an assistant pastor/wedding organizer at New Frontier Cowboy Church, according to her Facebook profile. She also studied Fashion Design at Olds College as well as RN at Mount Royal University.
Jeff and Sherry have one child, Shandy, who is wedded to Cody Stromberg.
At Billy Bob’s in the famous Fort Worth (Texas) Stockyards, Jeff and Sherry launched America’s first Cowboy church in 1986.
Reportedly, they traveled around the country and around the world for years, teaching roping schools, and inspiring people to be champions for God in their communities