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James Gary Cooper
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Birth: Nov. 5, 1947
Overton County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Aug. 25, 2006
Hawaii, USA

He was the son of Clyde and Irene Cooper. Born in Tennessee, moved to Battle Creek, Michigan in 1951. Graduate, 1965, from Harper Creek Schools. Got a Bachelors Degree in Business from Western Michigan University, He was in the Army from 1969 - 1971. He was in the Marines from 1975 - 1989, rank was Major. He got the following medals: Bronze Star, National Defense, Army Comendation, Vietnam Service, and Vietnam Campaign.

He was cremated in Hawaii up on his death. A memorial was held in Battle Creek, Michigan. Interment with full military honors followed at Fort Custer National Cemetery, Augusta, Michigan.

Information in Part from "Battle Creek Enquirer - November 12, 2006"
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  Clyde Cooper (1922 - 2003)
Note: cremated in Hawaii
Fort Custer National Cemetery
Kalamazoo County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Section MM, Site 499
Created by: Danny Wilber
Record added: May 20, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37316489
James Gary Cooper
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James Gary Cooper
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James Gary Cooper
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 Added: Jul. 13, 2009

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