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September 19, 1932 - October 26, 2018

Carl J. Cooper Sr., 86, of Crossville, passed away Oct. 26, 2018. He was born Sept. 19, 1932, in Crawford, TN, the son of Homer and Alpha Smith Cooper. He worked many years as a builder in Florida and was also a United States Army veteran having served during Korea. He was of the Baptist faith. He was a 3rd degree Mason and a former Shriner.
He is survived by his son, Carl Cooper Jr. of Crossville; brothers, Lee Cooper and Kenneth Cooper, both of Crossville; granddaughters, Becky Cooper Stone and her husband Brad of Crossville and Crystal Cooper, also of Crossville; and great grandchildren, Dustin and Hunter Pruitt, Bralyn Stone, Garron, Michael and Kayla Glover and Jayden Keagle.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Mary; brothers, Clayton and Homer Jr. Cooper; and sisters, Gladys Burgess and Jean Hiseman.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Oct. 30, at 1 p.m. from the chapel of Hood Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday at Hood Funeral Home. Burial will be in Green Acres Memory Gardens.
Hood Funeral Home and Crematory, LLC ( was in charge of the arrangements.
Published on October 29, 2018
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marilyn frieske
Nov 02, 2018
I was across the hall from Carl at the rehab center for several weeks, and he became a very special friend. we chatted many times each day , and he gave me courage as well as a sense of humor in improving my physical well being. I will always remember Carl, and be happy i knew him. He had a wonderful granddaughter Becky and her little girl,who loved Carl so very much. My deepest sympathy for your loss.
Kathy cordell
Oct 30, 2018
We're going to miss you greatly.proud to call you family and friend .Love you.
Dortha Burgess Grisham
Oct 30, 2018
Carl was a good man that I through a lot of. He always had a smile on his face , very friendly to all. He and Mary live down the road from us for a few years. He will sure be missed.