Harry Cooper
Harry Cooper

Obituary of Harry Glyn Cooper

Funeral Services for Harry Glyn Cooper of Elsberry, MO will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at Carter-Ricks Funeral Home in Elsberry.  Rev. Kris Hagemeier will officiate with burial in Star Hope Cemetery near Elsberry.  Serving as pallbearers will be Mike Varner, Brendon Taubig, Jeff Cooper, Mark Rhoades, Travis Lloyd and Bob Bonney.
 

Mr. Cooper, 77, passed away Friday afternoon June 14, 2019 at St. Joseph Hospital West in Lake St. Louis, MO.  Born February 18, 1942 in Baldwyn, MS, he was the son of R.C. and Doris Maude Bryson Cooper.  Harry was a 1960 graduate of Pattonville High School.  He worked for Ford Motor Company in St. Louis, MO for 34 years, and retired as an Inspector in June, 1996.  He was a member of the United Auto Workers Union, Local #325. 

Harry was united in marriage on March 12, 1977 in Eolia, MO to Cathryne “Cathy” Lou Fakes. 

He was an umpire for both softball and baseball for many years in the St. Louis area and Elsberry.  He umpired for several organizations:  St. Louis Umpires, East Missouri Umpires, Missouri State High School Association, the Elsberry American Legion and the Elsberry Athletic Association.  Harry was the field manager for the Elsberry Khourey League from 1996 – 2009.  He volunteered for the Lincoln County Council on Aging and the Missouri Adopt a Highway program.

 

Harry was preceded in death by his parents R.C. and Doris Cooper; one brother: Ronald Cooper; one sister: Nancy Dye; one grandchild and one great-grandchild.
 

Survivors include his beloved wife of 42 years, Cathy Cooper of Elsberry; one son, Jeffrey Glyn Cooper and his wife, Debbie, of Hillsboro, MO; four daughters: Kelli Elizabeth Hargrove of Oklahoma, Tammie Marie Taubig of Elsberry, Tonia Louise Cooper of O’Fallon, MO, and Nicole Danielle Cooper and her companion, Mike Varner, of Elsberry; 15 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.  Harry also leaves one brother, Dalton Cooper and his wife, Darlene, of Oliver Springs, TN; one sister, Kay Sullivan and her husband, Leonard, of Sarasota, FL; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. Monday, June 17, 2019 at Carter-Ricks Funeral Home in Elsberry.  Memorials may be made to the Elsberry Ballbark Association (or) Autism Awareness in care of Carter-Ricks Funeral Home, 107 S. 5th Street; Elsberry, MO 63343. 

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Monday
17
June

Visitation

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday, June 17, 2019
Carter-Ricks Funeral Home
107 S. 5th Street
Elsberry, Missouri, United States
573-898-2181
Tuesday
18
June

Visitation

11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Carter-Ricks Funeral Home
107 S. 5th Street
Elsberry, Missouri, United States
573-898-2181
Tuesday
18
June

Funeral Service

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Carter-Ricks Funeral Home
107 S. 5th Street
Elsberry, Missouri, United States
573-898-2181
Tuesday
18
June

Interment

3:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Star Hope Cemetery
1953 N Hwy 79
Elsberry, Missouri, United States
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