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September 19, 1932 - October 26, 2018

CARL J. COOPER SR. 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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