Valdosta Daily Times

July 28, 2012

Harry J. Cooper


The Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA — Harry J. Cooper, 68, of Valdosta, lost his battle with cancer on Friday, July 27, 2012.  Born on February 2, 1944 in Barretts, Harry was a graduate of Hahira High School. He attended Valdosta State College where he was a member of Pi Kappa Phi and he served in the National Guard.  He was owner of Cooper Chevron and was a 4th generation farmer of Cooper Farms.  

Survivors are his wife, Christine Hill Cooper of Valdosta; five sons, Jay and Bridgette Cooper, Alan and Janice Cooper, Ashley Cooper, Dustin and Brandi Cooper, Stuart Cooper all of Valdosta; and grandchildren, Landon and Eli.  Also surviving are a sister, Linda and Donnie Folsom, aunts, Ruth Stalvey and Hazel Whitehead, cousin, William and Alda Cooper all of  Valdosta, and a wide extended family. Harry was preceded in death by his parents, L.J. and Dorothy Spell Cooper.

A memorial service will be held on Sunday, July 29, 2012, at 4 p.m. in the chapel of the Carson McLane Funeral Home. Mr. Chad Hendley will officiate. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday at 3 p.m. until service time. Flowers will be accepted and donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or to United Hospice at 407 Cowart Avenue, Valdosta GA 31602.   Condolences may be conveyed online at www.mclanecares.com. — Carson McLane Funeral Home