GARY R. COOPER
Gary Richard Cooper, 66, passed away Jan. 7, 2014.
Gary was born January 6, 1948 in Kansas City, Mo. to Jack Hoyt and Gladys Virginia (Harrington) Cooper. He was preceded in death by his parents.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corp. serving during Vietnam. He was a recipient of the Purple Heart. He was a member of Abundant Life Baptist Church, Lee’s Summit.
He leaves his siblings, John M. Cooper and his wife, Linda of Lawson, Mo., Jacquelyn M. Pfeifer of Kansas City, Donald R. Cooper of Lee’s Summit, Gloria J. Gray of Independence, and Mary Anne Cooper of Lee’s Summit. Also he is survived by many beloved nieces and nephews, great nieces, great nephews, cousins and his beloved dog, Jake, who will make his home with his brother and sister-in-law, John and Linda.
Visitation will begin at noon followed by funeral services at 1 p.m. Jan. 11 at Park Lawn Funeral Home, 8251 Hillcrest Rd. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Purple Heart Foundation or Wounded Warriors.
(Arrangements: Park Lawn Funeral Home 816-523-1234).