Roy Kenneth Coppenger was born on 30 August 1922 in Tennessee. He was the son of Fred Coppinger and Stella Harris.
Enlisted on November 10, 1942, in Fort Oglethorpe, GA

He drowned in the Chattahoochee Rivert at Fort Benning, Georgia after an assault boat capsized during maneuvers.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 30 August 1922
  • Date of death: 11 March 1944
  • County: Knox
  • Hometown: Knoxville
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Berry Highland Memorial Cemetery, Knoxville, Knox County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XIV, Top Panel
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