Mr. Richard Jackson “Jack” Cooper, 64, died on Saturday, May 5, 2012, at Piedmont Medical Center.
The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Monday, May 7, at Greene Funeral Home Northwest Chapel, 2133 Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill.
Burial will be private.
A native of Wadesboro, Mr. Cooper grew up in Rockingham and was the youngest son of the late James William Cooper and the late Effie Phillips Cooper. He is a 1966 graduate of Rockingham High School and a 1970 graduate of Appalachian State University. He served 2 years in the U.S. Army and retired from the Rock Hill School District.
In addition to his wife, Susan, Jack is survived by two children, Brian Jackson Cooper of San Marcos, Texas, and Sara Holland Cooper of Cary; two brothers, Jim Cooper of Wilmington and Tom Cooper of Hamlet; his sister, Peggy Cooper Coward of Rockingham; many nieces and nephews; and a host of friends.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Mr. Cooper’s name to Appalachian State University Athletics/Yosef Club, Appalachian Athletics Center, PO Box 32025, Boone, NC 28608.
Condolences may be made at www.greenefuneralhome.net. Greene Funeral Home is serving the family.