Dennis Lee Cooper

Branch of service U S Army
Entered service
Birth 11/19/1916
Died 3/8/2011
Buried Brownsville Heights Cemetery, Brownsville, MD




Mr. Dennis Lee Cooper

As originally published on Saturday, March 5, 2011.

     Mr. Dennis Lee Cooper, 94, of Knoxville, left this world Thursday, March 3, 2011, to go home to be with the Lord while at the Kline Hospice House.
     He was born Nov. 19, 1916, at home in Knoxville, as the son of the late Lester Irvin and Della Pearl Cooper.
     He was a loving and devoted husband and father. He was a veteran of World War II and served in Germany, Italy and Switzerland. He received the Army Occupation Medal (Germany), the World War II Victory Ribbon and the European African Middle Eastern Theater Ribbon. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge 1582 and the Eagles Club.
     He worked as a carpenter for most of his life and later retired from Frederick County Transportation in 1983.
He loved music, dancing and playing guitar, as well as good conversation and spending time with his granddaughters.
     Surviving are his only daughter, Crystal L. Cooper-Loss and her husband, Michael Loss, and their daughters, Kylee, Sarah and Tori of Knoxville. He has nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
     He was predeceased by his wife of 72 years, Mary L. Cooper; sons, Gary L. Cooper of Brunswick and Gerald M. Cooper of Harpers Ferry, W.Va.; brothers, Levin, Raymond and Kenneth; and sisters, Vada Willingham and Lovealine Phillips.

     Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, March 6, at Stauffer Funeral Home, 1100 Maple Ave., Brunswick.
Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Monday, March 7, at the funeral home. Pastor Lovell Wilson will officiate. Private interment for family and close friends will follow at the Brownsville Heights Cemetery, Brownsville.
     In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice, 605 W. Church St., Frederick, MD 21701, or to Partners in Care, 65 Ritchie Highway, Pasadena, MD 21122. On contributions made to Partners in Care, please place his name and the town "Frederick" with the contribution so the funds will go to the Frederick branch.