Last updated 10/2/2020 at 10:56am
Paul Lee Coppersmith passed away peacefully on September 12, 2020 at the age of 94 in Fairfield, Washington.
Paul was born on December 16, 1925 in Pomona, California to Anthony Lee and Eva Rachael (Rufenacht) Coppersmith. His parents were migrant farm workers. Paul had 5 siblings – three older sisters, Minnie, Pearl and Ethel; an older brother, Earl; and a younger brother, Vernon.
After Anthony abandoned his family, his wife and their six children moved to Marshall, Washington where Paul attended school until 3rd grade. The family moved to Rockford, Washington when Paul was 9 years old....