Frankie James Cooper, age 95, of Ferguson, KY., departed this life on Tuesday August 15, 2017 at Liberty Care Center in Liberty, KY.
Frankie was born on August 7, 1922 in Pulaski County, KY., to the late Preston and Maggie Phelps Cooper. He worked at Somerset Refinery as a Supervisor for 36 years before retiring in 1986. He was a member of Ferguson Baptist Church since 1959 where he was also a Deacon, the Treasurer, and a Sunday School Teacher. He was a member of the Masonic #111 Somerset Lodge and was a Staff Sergeant in the United States Air Force and served in World War II.
He is survived by his wife, Louise Childers Cooper of whom he married on April 9, 1949 in Jamestown, KY; two sons, Frankie Cooper Jr. (and Eva) of Ferguson, KY; Larry Paul (and Cindy) Cooper of Somerset, KY; one grandchild, Addison Cooper of Somerset, KY; one brother, Thurman Cooper of Lexington, KY; two sisters-in-law, Dorothy Cooper of Somerset, KY; and Edith Cooper of Somerset, KY; and several nieces and nephews.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by five brothers, Roy Cooper, Stanley Cooper, Ray Cooper, Elmer Cooper, and Paul Cooper.
Visitation will be on Thursday August 17, 2017 after 5:00pm at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home.
His funeral service will be held on Friday August 18, 2017 at 1:00pm at the Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Steve Dunn officiating. Burial will be at Lakeside Memorial Gardens.
The family requests that expressions of sympathy be made to the building fund at Ferguson Baptist Church in Ferguson, KY.
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Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Frankie Cooper.