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Richard Ferris "Dickie" Cooper
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Birth: Apr. 21, 1922
Copeland
Boundary County
Idaho, USA
Death: Mar. 21, 2007
Spokane
Spokane County
Washington, USA

Last born child of William Elza Cooper and Annie Elizabeth Ownes. He was about 6 months old at the time of his mothers death and only about 1 year 7 months at the time of his fathers death. He was raised by his sister Mabell and her husband LeRoy (Blackie) Hogue. He Served in the Navy during WWII and was injured when his ship was hit and he fell from 1 deck to the next. he was a carpenter and built the house that he and his wife Mildred ( Dolly ) Schelly lived in until their death. Dick also had a hobby of building and repairing clocks and old travel trunks. While stationed in Cairo, Egypr, Dick said that he climbed to the top of the Great Pyramid and Carved his name on one of the stones. National Geographic did an artical on the pyramids later and if you look close at the top of the pyramid in the picture with a magnifing glasss you can see the name "Cooper" that he carved there. He was Buried on 23 Mar 2007 
 
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 Parents:
  William Elza Cooper (1877 - 1923)
  Annie Elizabeth Owens Cooper (1882 - 1922)
 
 Spouse:
  Mildred Emily Schelly Cooper (1914 - 1993)
 
 Siblings:
  Eddie S Cooper (1898 - 1963)*
  William Francis Cooper (1900 - 1976)*
  Mabell Clara Cooper Hogue (1904 - 1992)*
  Lealen Hurley Cooper (1910 - 1960)*
  Elizabeth Cynthia Cooper Swiger (1913 - 1984)*
  Hanna Audrey Cooper Carlisle (1915 - 1953)*
  Hazel Annie Cooper Doering (1917 - 1972)*
  Richard Ferris Cooper (1922 - 2007)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fairmount Memorial Park
Spokane
Spokane County
Washington, USA
Plot: Lwn 36 Lot 69 C Sp 4 A
 
Created by: tera lewis
Record added: Oct 15, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 78478322
Richard Ferris Dickie Cooper
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Richard Ferris Dickie Cooper
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Richard Ferris Dickie Cooper
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- Aunt Bee on the porch in Mayberry
 Added: Sep. 20, 2013

- Karen Bryant
 Added: Aug. 1, 2012
 
 
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