Wilfred Cooper Death, Obituary – Wilfred Cooper has passed away untimely and unexpectedly leaving friends, loved ones, family, and the entire community heartbroken and in grievance, according to a social media sharing. His late parents, Joseph Cooper and Hester Miller Cooper, welcomed him into the world on April 21, 1937. They have now passed away. Both his parents, Joseph Cooper and Hester Miller Cooper, had gone away before to him being born.

He spent a lot of his life in the town of Welcome, Louisiana, which is now known as St. James, Louisiana, and he was married to the late Dora Lee Jones-Cooper for 59 years until she passed away. He resided in the town that is now known as St. James, Louisiana. He had spent his entire life in that particular community. Cooper was baptized when he was a young kid by the late Reverend Daniel Jones, and later in life, Cooper was a member of the Jubilee Choir as a vocalist.

Reverend Jones was Cooper’s baptismal pastor. He had been attending services at the Mount Calvary Baptist Church on a consistent basis for a significant amount of time at this point. He had worked at Marathon for a considerable length of time up until the point where he decided to retire. He took a great deal of pleasure in a variety of pursuits, including playing the guitar, tending to his garden — for which he had received a number of prizes — and spending time with his 16 grandkids.

He was the grandfather of 16 children. His two surviving daughters are named Merita Cooper and Eliska Cooper, both of whom live in St. James. He is also survived by his five sons: Mark Cooper, Sr. of St. James, Wilfred Wayne Cooper, Sr. of Greensburg, Machiavelli Cooper of St. James, Raffeal Cooper of St. James, and Darwin Cooper of Baton Rouge. Mark Cooper, Sr. is married to Lois Cooper, and Wilfred Wayne Cooper, Sr. is married to Lisa Cooper.

He left behind sixteen grandkids Before he passed away, all of his family members—including his eight siblings, his wife, both of his parents, and his maternal grandparents Noimie and Theophilus Cooper—had already left. His wife had preceded him in death as well. The reception area of the Demby & Son Funeral Home in Donaldsonville will be open for visits on the afternoon of Friday, February 21, 2020, between the hours of 2:00 PM and 4:00 PM.