Douglas Cooper

Obituary of Douglas Gene Cooper

Douglas Gene Cooper, 81, St. Joseph, Missouri, passed away Sunday, June 6, 2021. He was born June 9, 1939 in Onawa, Iowa to Raymond and Dora (McKee) Cooper. Douglas married Sharon Kay Berndt. They later divorced. An early riser, he was hardworking and always on the go. He also was a Ford man, always working on his trucks, an excellent painter, and loved to travel. Douglas was a simple man who loved his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Bonnie Brockman. Survivors include two sons, Troy Cooper, and Shannon (Brandy) Cooper; three daughters, Kelly Meyer, Michele Jones, and Bridget (James) Cooper-Radcliffe; 15 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; three siblings; numerous other extended family members and friends. Douglas has been cremated under the direction of Simplify Cremations & Funerals. Obituary and online guestbook at
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