Keith Allen Kopka

October 3, 1968 - March 3, 2014
Keith Allen Kopka

WILMINGTON — Keith Allen Kopka was born on Oct. 3, 1968, to Colonel John and Polly Kopka of Hubert, NC and passed on March 3, 2014, after a 4 year battle with ALS. He was the grace and light in a hard situation. Keith leaves his cherished memories to his loving wife, Megan; son, Bruce; daughter, Jaden; his parents, John and Polly Kopka of Hubert; his in laws, Ken and Janet Fogle of Chagrin Falls, OH; his sister and Brother-in- law, Kim and Bill Ratcliff of Wilmington; his Brother and sister-in-law, Chris and Brittany Kopka of Wilson; His brother-in-law and wife Ken and Jenna Ferguson; nieces & nephews, Christopher, Mason, Kate and Jack Kopka, Hunter Ratcliff and Aiofe Ferguson; and numerous loving aunts, uncles, cousins, friends and colleagues. The Memorial Service will be at 5 p.m. on Friday at Port City Community Church, 250 Vision Drive in Wilmington, NC. Keith’s wishes were to protect and provide for his family. Gifts celebrating Keith’s life may be designated to help insure a college education for his children and to allow Keith’s passing to continue to guide his children’s future. Checks may be made out to USAA College Savings Plan and sent by U.S. Mail: Pathfinder Wealth Consulting  4018 Oleander Drive Ste. 2 Wilmington, NC 28403 PLease share memories and condolences with the family by clicking on the “Sign Guest Book” tab above. Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington,NC 28403 910.791.9099


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  • March 06, 2014
    Star and Allan Duperior says:
    We knew Keith way back when as a Devilpup. We are saddened to hear of his passing. We will keep him and his family in our prayers. Rest in Paradise, Keith.

  • March 06, 2014
    Angie Barr says:
    Megan, I'm thinking of you during this difficult time. If our family can help in some way, please let us know. I'll be praying for Jaden. Angie Barr

  • March 06, 2014
    Brian and Kathy Denton says:
    Megan, Bruce and Jaden, we are so deeply sorry for your loss. We know that you all did so much for Keith and he is smiling proudly down on your family. He is a wonderful guardian angel to have. We are sending you much love and hugs and our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  • March 06, 2014
    Jeff Norman says:
    My deepest sympathy.

  • March 06, 2014
    Pat and Dan Dulany says:
    Sorry for the loss of a very nice young man. He and our Son, Mickey Avalos were football team mates and good friends.