Mr. John D. Cooper, age 74, of Murray, Kentucky, passed away on Friday, May 5, 2023, at the Murray-Calloway County Hospital in Murray, Kentucky.
Mr. Cooper was born on March 15, 1949, in Calloway County, Kentucky to the late Lubie A. Cooper and Alma (Compton) Cooper. He retired from the Heating and Cooling Department at Murray State University after 32 years. He was an Army Veteran and was a member of the Salem Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret (Oakley) Cooper who passed away in 2018; four brothers, Charlie Cooper, Frank Cooper, Lloyd Cooper, and William Glen Smith; as well as three sisters, Anna Calene Felts, Odell Manning Kemp, and Frances Hargrove.
Survivors include two daughters, Brenda Bynum and husband Scotty of Arkansas and Sheri Scilingo and husband Michael of New Jersey; one son, John A. “Andy” Cooper and wife Larissa of Murray, Kentucky; five grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; as well as a special nephew, Jimmy Felts of Murray, Kentucky.
A funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 9, 2023, at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home & Cremation Services with Bro. Frankie McKinney officiating. Burial will follow in the Salem Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 9, 2023, at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home & Cremation Services.
Expressions of sympathy can be made to the ALS Association Kentucky Chapter, 13102 Eastpoint Park Blvd. #101, Louisville, KY 40223.
Online condolences can be made at, www.jhchurchill.com