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Obituary for Mr. Gary "Petey" Cooper

June 23, 1945 - December 27, 2017
Piedmont | Age 72

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Gary "Petey" Cooper
Piedmont

Gary Virgil "Petey" Cooper, loving husband to Bobbie Lesley Cooper for 52 wonderful years, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, December 27, 2017, at his home.

Born in Greenville County, a son to the late Virgil W. Cooper and the late Clara Gibson Cooper, he was a former Supervisor at Kemet Electronics and was a cherished member of Mt. Airy Baptist Church.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, are a son, Gary Keith Cooper (Karen) of Alameda, CA; a daughter, Cindy Cooper Johnson (Chris) of Piedmont; brothers, Richard Cooper (Margaret) of Piedmont, Vernon Cooper (Sharon) of Piedmont, and Steve Cooper (Gwen) of Easley; sisters, Audrey Cooper Porter (Kenneth) and Priscilla Cooper Owens, both of Piedmont; a granddaughter, Morgan Elise Johnson; and many beloved nieces and nephews.

Along with his parents, Mr. Cooper was predeceased by a brother-in-law, Donnie Owens.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 30, 2017, at the Chapel of Robinson Funeral Home - Powdersville Road.

Burial will follow at Graceland Cemetery West.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Friday, December 29, 2017, at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Mt. Airy Baptist Church, 210 Mount Airy Church Road, Easley, SC 29642 or Open Arms Hospice, 1836 W. Georgia Road, Simpsonville, SC 29680.

Condolences may be expressed online at www.robinsonfuneralhomes.com or in person at Robinson Funeral Home - Powdersville Road, which is assisting the family.

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Easley, SC 29642
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