Cooper, 84, passed away Sunday, January 17, 2016 at his residence in Golden,
He was born in
Gary, Indiana to Sidney and Florence (Lockwood) Cooper.
He graduated from
Chesterton High School in 1950 and was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. Ron
worked for and retired from the Duneland School system as Head Custodian for
Yost Elementary School in 1993. He attended Christ the King Catholic Church
in Fulton, Mississippi. He enjoyed working on genealogy, collecting
antiques, and cookbooks.
brothers, Kenneth Cooper (Lois), Mesa, AZ, Leonard Cooper (Janice),
Chesterton, IN, Robert Cooper (Jennifer), Ellettsville, IN and sister,
Phyllis Evans (Daniel), Chesterton, IN, best friend Waylon Provins, and a
host of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in
death by his parents; one brother, Sidney Cooper Jr. and one sister,
There will be
memorial service in the spring.
Ron was a great
brother, uncle, great-uncle, great-great uncle, and friend. He will be