Mr. Robert Cooper, 84 of Old Town passed away Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at Haven Hospice Tri-County Care Center in Chiefland. He was born on August, 31, 1930 in Eugene, Florida to the late Frank and Alda Gainey Cooper. Mr. Cooper is a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Cross City Branch. He was one of the founders of the California Swamp Hunting Club. He retired from the State Road Department as a Land Surveyor. He is preceded in death by his wives: Wanda Deloris Cooper and Ettie Jean Cooper; daughters: Janet Cooper and Melissa Cooper; sons: Robert Cooper Jr and Jeffery "Kent" Cooper; two infant children and grandson Jeremy Kent Cooper.
He is survived by his Six daughters: Vicki Gosseck, husband Ricky of Heinsville, Ga, Pam Keen, husband Gary of Steinhatchee, Fl, Trina Lee, husband Paul of Old Town, Fl, Robin Morgan of Perry, Sharon Durham, husband Lander of Perry, and Debbi Williams, husband Danny of Perry; Three sons: Jeffery Cooper, wife Yvette of Steinhatchee, Fl, Barney Cooper, wife Kim of Harleyville, S.C. and Ricky Cooper of Salem, Fl;
21 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.
The Funeral Service for Mr. Cooper will be held Friday, September 5, 2014 at 1:00 P.M. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Cross City Branch. President Russell Akers will be officiating. Burial will take place at Cooper-Lee Cemetery following the service. Family invites friends for a visitation from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. at the church prior to the service. The arrangements are under the care of Archer Funeral Home, Lake Butler. 386-496-2008