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Virgil W. Cooper
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Birth: Mar. 4, 1930
Salisbury
Chariton County
Missouri, USA
Death: Feb. 13, 2013
Elkhart
Elkhart County
Indiana, USA

ELKHART- Virgil W. Cooper, 82, of Elkhart, passed away at 1:55 a.m. Wednesday (Feb. 13, 2013) at The Center for Hospice Care-Elkhart. He was born March 4, 1930 in Salisbury, Missouri to Benjamin D. & Minnie Belle (Young) Cooper. On April 12, 1953 in Bristol he married Judith S. "Judy" Winesburg. She survives along with 1 son, Douglas W. (Cathy) Cooper of New Haven, MI, 1 daughter, Brenda S. Robbins of Elkhart, 2 grandchildren, Amanda M. Cooper, Bradley J. Cooper and 1 brother, Chester E. (Ruth) Cooper of Auxvasse, Missouri. He was preceded in death by 7 brothers and sisters. Virgil graduated in 1948 from Keytesville High School in Keytesville, MI. He was a US Navy veteran serving from 1951 1955. He enjoyed all sports especially golfing and bowling. Virgil was the Owner and Operator of Cooper's Market until 1978. He was a Real Estate Broker from 1978 1990 retiring due to ill health. Visitation for family and friends will be from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Walley-Mills-Zimmerman Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday (Feb. 20, 2013) at the funeral home. Pastor David Hudson, the Chaplain at Elkhart General Hospital will preside and entombment will follow in Rice Cemetery, where the US Navy Burial Detail and the Elkhart DAV will render military honors. Memorial contributions may be given to the Center for Hospice Care-Elkhart. The family would like to extend a special THANK YOU to Dr. M.E. Mishkin and the staff at Elkhart General Hospital and the Center for Hospice Care-Elkhart for the excellent care they provided to Virgil. 
 
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 Parents:
  Benjamin Dudley Cooper (1881 - 1949)
  Minnie Belle Young Cooper (1889 - 1967)
 
 Siblings:
  Agness Marie Baker (1907 - 1996)*
  Florence Mildred Cooper Teller (1910 - 1993)*
  Vera Belle Cooper Teller (1912 - 2010)*
  Lura Lelia Cooper Martens (1914 - 2005)*
  Melvin Dudley Cooper (1917 - 1989)*
  Esther Cooper (1923 - 1923)*
  William Eugene Cooper (1924 - 2004)*
  Virgil W. Cooper (1930 - 2013)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rice Cemetery
Elkhart
Elkhart County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Shirley Cates Teal
Record added: Feb 14, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 105198901
Virgil W. Cooper
Added by: Shirley Cates Teal
 
Virgil W. Cooper
Added by: Robert Ashton
 
Virgil W. Cooper
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- Shirley Cates Teal
 Added: Feb. 16, 2013
Rest in Peace, Virgil
- Shirley Cates Teal
 Added: Feb. 14, 2013
 
 
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