Donald B. Cooper

June 25, 1935 ~ November 17, 2010

Donald B. Cooper, 75, died Wednesday, November 17, 2010, in a local hospital, with his family at his side.

Mr. Cooper was born in The Bay Islands to Harley and Dulce Howell Cooper on June 25, 1935. Mr. Cooper was raised in Tampa, FL and lived in Toledo Bend following retirement until moving to Lake Charles. He served his country in the U. S. Army. He was a diesel engineer, working offshore for Tide Water Marine for 27 years. He was of the Baptist faith.

He is survived by one son, Donald H. "Don" Cooper and wife Crystal of Lake Charles; one daughter, Vicki Danos and husband Darryl of Lake Charles; two step sons, Tracy Stephens and wife Dolly of Lake Charles and Randy Stephens and wife Gloria of Walker, LA; one sister, Corelie Minamora of Santa Rosa County, California; ten grandchildren; six great grandchildren; and his former wife and mother of his children, Liz Hope of Lake Charles.

Graveside services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, November 22, 2010, at Florein Cemetery in Fisher, Louisiana, under the direction of Johnson Funeral Home. The Rev. Phillip North will officiate. Visitation will be on Sunday from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM in the funeral home.

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  1. Cooper and family – we are sorry for your loss. Please let us know if we can help in any way. Many PRAYERS for you and your family. Terry and Brenda Lambright

  2. My condolences to Donald Cooper (from LCPD) on the loss of his father. I worked with Cooper from 96-97 (dispatcher). My prayers are with you!

  3. Sgt.Cooper Family,Our deepest sympathy in the loss of your Father. Our prayers will be with you and your family. (David Smith's parents)Cathy Tony Smith

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