Harold Bridgebane “H.B.” Copley, of Penland, passed away peacefully at his home Oct. 8, 2018. He was born in 1931 to Flossie Willis and Sherman Copley. Although HB was born in Kentucky and graduated from the University of Kentucky, he lived most of his life in Penland. As a young man, he taught an enameling class at the Penland School of Crafts. He was in the Air Force during the Korean Conflict. He worked for many years in independent sales and as a real estate broker. After retiring, he worked at Walmart.