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Jerry D. R. Cooper

August 4, 1944 - August 13, 2020


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    Larry Killian says

    Jerry was an old neighbor of mine and a long time friend. He was a regular at Elstpn McDonalds where we all enjoyed talking to him and seeing all his new treasures. Jerry was an “original” and will be missed by everyone who knew him. Rest In Peace my friend.

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Jerry D. R. Cooper, 76 of Lafayette passed away at Signature Healthcare Center at 11:25 pm on Thursday
August 13,2020. He was born August 4,1944 in Lafayette to the late Earl R. and Mavis Woodruff Cooper.
Jerry worked for the Lafayette Journal & Courier for many years. He served in the US Army. Jerry was
an avid book collector and collector of exotic items.
Jerry is survived by his sisters Darlene Richmond of Waveland, IN and Nellie Weatherford of
Crawfordsville, IN also surviving are several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services with military graveside rites by representatives of the US Army and the American
Legion will be at 2pm Friday August 21 st at Rest Haven Memorial Park in Lafayette.
TMG Funeral & Cremation Services in West Lafayette is entrusted with arrangements.