Mr. Cooper was born in Memphis, Tennessee and the son of the late Lester & Peggy Long Cooper. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Susan K. Cooper and a brother, Mel Cooper.
He was a member of Trinity Baptist Church.
Mr. Cooper received a Bachelor’s degree from ETSU. He worked at Food City in Greeneville as Fuel Manager with ten years of service. He was former President of Jonesborough Little League and was an avid train collector.
Survivor include three children, Rachel Beaty (Jeff), Christopher Cooper (Kerri Anne) and Justin Cooper; one brother, Jeff Cooper; five grandchildren, Hunter, Hannah, Hudson, Gianna and Savannah; and several nephews and nieces.
The family will receive friends from 11:00-12:00 pm Saturday, February 15, 2020 at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home. Graveside services will follow at Fairview Cemetery with Dr. Mark Harrod officiating.
Pallbearers will be family & friends.
Condolences may be sent to the Cooper family online at www.dillow-taylor.com.
Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Jonesborough, TN 753-3821