John Robert "Bobby" Copes, III, 76, died peacefully at Hospice Care Center in Pinellas Park on Tuesday, August 13, 2019. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Edna (Cox) Copes and a younger brother, Herbert. He is survived by his younger sister, Marie Konnen and his longtime caregiver, Merle "Liz" Eaton. Bobby will be remembered as an honest, hard working man, with a gentle soul and never ending patience. We will miss him greatly.