Ronald Lee “Ronnie” Copeland, age 66, of Crossville, a native of Sparta, passed away September 14, 2020. Surviving family members include his brother: Joe Thomas (Tammy) Copeland of Sparta; sister: Beverly Ann (Don) Wilson of Sparta; nieces: Jennifer (Vincent) Ingle of Georgia, Hayley Brooke Copeland of Sparta, Ann R. (Chris) Ake of Sparta, and Karen Brandenburg of Nashville; nephew: Joshua C. Spakes of Sparta; aunts: Betty Copeland, Sandra Copeland, both of Sparta; and nurses and staff of Parker House and Hilltoppers. Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, September 16, 2020, at Hunter Funeral Home with burial in Copeland Chapel Cemetery. The family will receive friends after 11 a.m., September 16, 2020 at the funeral home. Hunter Funeral Home in Sparta is in charge of arrangements.