Donald Cooper, Sr., 92, of Coatesville died Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at Newport Meadows, Christiana surrounded by his family.
He was the husband of Barbara J. Cooper, who preceded him in death in 2000.
Born in Coatesville, he was the son of the late Earl and Marguerite Yocum Cooper.
He owned and operated Cooper Automotive and was the previous owner of Cooper’s Golf located at Strode Avenue and Lincoln Highway.
Donald was a member of Thorndale United Methodist Church and a member of Brandywine Goddard Lodge #383 F. & A. M.
He also enjoyed boating, camping with the “Camping Fools” and all Philadelphia sports especially Villanova Basketball.
He is survived by two sons, Donald C. Cooper, Jr. (Sharon) and Gary L. Cooper; four grandchildren, Jenifer Michele Tyson (Josh), Gregory Evan Cooper (Tania), Heather Cooper, and Danielle Vendetti Cortes (Anthony); and eight great grandchildren, Lucas, Lilli and Dash Tyson, Hurley and Murphy Cooper, Kayden Cortlessa, and Alex and Anthony Cortes. He was the last of his family having been preceded in death by a sister, Edith Peck and a brother Robert Cooper.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, February 22, 2020 at the Harris Mountain Funeral & Cremation Service, 1030 E. Lincoln Hwy., Coatesville where relatives and friends may call beginning at 1 p.m. Interment will be in Fairview Cemetery, Coatesville.
In his memory, contributions may be made to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, 6 Herndon Ave., Annapolis, MD 21403, www.chesapeake.cbf.org or the Willow Tree’s Legacy Hospice Foundation, 616 E. Cypress St., Kennett Square, PA 19348 and include the person in whose memory the donation is being made.
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