Richard ("Dick") Lawrence Cooper of Jupiter, Florida and formerly of Eaton, Ohio, died April 15th, 2016 at age 96. Dick was a World War II Veteran, devoted husband to the late Marjorie Vivian Cooper and beloved father to Dr. Teresa Ponn of Manchester, New Hampshire, Doug Davisson of Flowery Branch, Georgia and the late Todd Cooper of Eaton, Ohio. He is survived by his loving grandchildren and great grandchildren, who will forever remember him as the kindest, most generous man they knew.
Dick had an unparalleled ability to put others at ease, either with a touching comment or a funny joke. He had a sharp wit and sense of humor that stayed with him until his final day. His presence will be missed by the friends and family he made everywhere he went.
There will be a Memorial Service to celebrate his life at 10:00 AM on Saturday, April 22, 2016 at St. Jude Catholic Church, 204 US-1, Tequesta, FL 33469; (561) 746-7974. There will be a Burial Service for family in his hometown of Eaton, Ohio, May 4, 2017 at 11am at Mound Hill Union cemetery with the Preble County Honor Guard officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Eaton Community Schools, 600 Hillcrest Dr., Eaton, OH 45320. Please indicate in Memory of Dick Cooper.
Arrangements Entrusted to Barnes Funeral Home, Eaton, OH. Condolences may be sent via www.barnesfuneralhome.com