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Harold R. Cooper

February 24, 1939 - March 12, 2018

U.S. Veteran

Service Date: March 16, 2018

Harold R. Cooper, 79, of Fairview Heights, IL, born Friday, February 24, 1939, in East St. Louis, IL, passed away Monday, March 12, 2018 at Memorial Hospital in Belleville, Illinois.

Harold was a Tech Sgt. in the U.S. Air Force serving as an Engineer and finishing his career at Scott Air Force Base in the mechanical field. He was also a Volunteer Fire Fighter for the French Village Fire Dept, and a member of the Caseyville V.F.W.

He was preceded in death by his:

  • Parents: Harold and Anna, nee Durham, Cooper
  • Wife: Cassie Cooper
  • Brother: Bill
  • Sister: Bonnie

Surviving are his:

  • Children:
    • Debra McLaughlin of Galesburg, IL
    • Ronald (Terry) Cooper of St. Louis, MO
    • Karen (Donald) Taylor of Newport News, VA
    • Chris (Diana) Cooper of Haltom City, TX
  • Step-daughter: Trena Camerer
  • Mother of his children: Kathleen Marchant
  • Brother: Jack
  • Sisters:
    • Shirley
    • Rosemary
    • Barbara
  • 8 Grandchildren
  • 8 Great-Grandchildren

Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Animal Aid Society, 80 Butler Farm Rd. Hampton, VA 23666

Funeral: Private Interment at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.