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Rodney L. CooperJanuary 10, 1928 ~ March 13, 2017 (age 89)
Tell City, Indiana
Rodney L. Cooper, 89, passed away March 13, 2017 at his home.
He was born January 10, 1928 to the late Albert Cooper and Grace (Estes) Cooper-George. Also preceding him in death was his wife, Sarah (Cunningham) Cooper and brothers and sisters.
Rodney was a Korean War Army veteran. He was a member of American Legion Post 213 and a lifetime member of Moose Lodge 1424. He enjoyed spending time at his farm in Kentucky that referred to as his “little piece of heaven”. He also enjoyed watching westerns, gardening, reading and hunting.
Surviving are his daughters, Barb Cooper of Tell City and Mary Haaff of Georgia;
sisters, Ethel Hurley and Lillian Heritage, both of Iowa; a brother, Milton Cooper of Iowa; four grandchildren, Janet Cooper, Jonathan Talbott, John Lee and Stephanie Haaff; nine great grandchildren, Katie and Dakota Holland, Sierra Talbott, Destiny, Blake and Caiden Haaff, Alissa, J.J. and Ian Haaff; four great-great grandchildren, Maci Craig, Rodlee Talbott, Raylin Holland and Skyler Haaff.
The family would like to thank and acknowledge Rodney’s caregivers and doctors, who took such special care of him, Sharon Brinksneader, Fawn Vincent, Bonnie Clausen, Rebecca Davis, Gretchen Miller and Sonya Collins, Dr. Albert Mercer and Dr. Steve Syler, Oakwood Health Campus and the girls at Southern Care Hospice.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Thursday, March 16, 2017 at Huber Funeral Home, Tell City Chapel. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery, with military rites. Visitation will be held Wednesday from 2:00-7:00 PM, with a Moose Lodge service at 6:30 PM and Thursday 9:00-11:00 AM at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Widow’s Barrel Food Pantry.