Bobby Lee Cooper

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Mr. Bobby L. Cooper, Sr., Sunrise March 19, 1940 and Sunset April 15, 2021. Bobby L. Cooper was born in Kennedy, Alabama to Mabel Walker.

Bobby then moved as a small child to Tifton, GA and attended Tiff County School.
When he reached a mature age, he helped his Mother provide for his siblings by going to work with his favorite uncles: Levon, Gable, and Dencile.

He then went on to marry his childhood sweetheart, Annie Hampton and that union produced six children: Linda (James, deceased) Burrell; Bobby (Karen) Hampton, Jr.; Patricia Cooper; Tony Cooper; Michelle (Kraig) Gibson; LaToya (Jeff) Lauderdale.

Along with his wife and children, left to cherish his memory is his Sister, Mary Jean Jones; Brothers: Larry Charles (Arnita) Steward, Herman (Mary) Walker, Walter (Elizabeth, deceased) Walker, Foris (Patrice) Walker, Anthony Walker, as well as, beloved Sister-in-Law, Hattie Bell Gunn. Bobby also leaves a legacy of 16 Grandchildren, 28 Great-Grandchildren, and 10 Great-Great-Grandchildren.

Bobby Cooper was a hardworking, family-oriented man. He retired from Capital Drywall after 32 years of service. After retirement, Bobby enjoyed watching Western movies, fishing, spending time with his grandchildren, and rooting on the Cleveland Browns. He never met a stranger and loved to talk and joke with everyone that he encountered. Bobby also enjoyed spending time relaxing on his front porch surrounded by his family.

He is preceded in death by his Mother, Mabel Walker; Uncles: Gable Cooper, and Levon Cooper; Sister, Alma Walker; Brothers: Therman Walker and Morris Walker.

He will be truly missed by his friends, family, and all that had the honor of knowing him.

PUBLIC Visitation 10:00 AM and Private Funeral Service 11:00 AM Saturday, April 24, 2021 at New Birth Christian Ministries, 3475 Refugee Rd,. Ministry of Comfort entrusted to MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE EAST, 5456 E. LIVINGSTON AVE.

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  1. Daddy Imma miss you dearly. You were there for me starting at age 5 and 45 years later you were still there for me. Your strength and love will never be forgotten. I love you.

  2. My thoughts and prayers are with you. My deepest condolences to you and the family.❤️ The McCoy’s

  3. My condolences to the family and may the precious memories of your loved one remain close to your hearts forever.

  4. Latanya Hampton

    Grandad was a loving soul. He always welcomed me and hugged me whenever I saw him .. he’ll truly be missed. He was a teddy bear ❤️

    My deepest condolences to the family and loved ones far and near

  5. Sending my Love an Prayers to The Cooper Family….Love you Sis Michelle Gibson!

  6. Shagaryia Cooper

    I’m gonna miss you uncle Bobby . Rest in heaven . I love you tell gma Emma I said hello . Praying for the family stay strong .

  7. Michelle, baybee you know im here when you need me. My deepest condolences to you and your family. ❤❤❤

  8. Latonya Foster

    So sorry for your lost…my condolences to the family Sending prayers for comfort during this hard time

  9. The Carrington Family

    My deepest condolences praying for peace and comfort. The Carrington Family

  10. Kita Clark-Powell

    Sorry for your loss. Sending the Cooper family my condolences and prayers. Virtual hugs Michelle and Mrs. Cooper.

  11. Jessie Mclaughlin

    MY COOPER AND HAMPTON FAMILY LOVE HUGS AND KISSES
    MY HEART IS HEAVY NO MORE PAIN MY UNCLE
    YOU WILL BE MISS SO UNTIL WE MEET AGAIN
    REST IN PARDAISE

  12. Chaleta Paige-Williams

    Michelle so sorry for your loss. May God be with you all during this difficult time #prayers

  13. brenda e Dooley

    I’m sending my Condolences To Annie Cooper and the rest of your family I’m so sorry for your lost may God continue to comfort you doing this time Bobby Cooper will truly be miss but he’s not in no more pain I’ll be praying for you and your family that god give you the strength to make it through this God Bless You and your family

  14. I pray that God comforts you and gives you strength during this time of sorrow.

  15. Lekesha Ransom

    With deepest sympathy. Be encouraged family. From Cousin Jimmy, Kesha, Nece, Jr., Mia and Jay. We love you all.

  16. Toya, I love you prom date. Sending my heartfelt condolences and prayers of comfort to you, Michelle, your Mom and the rest do the Cooper family.

  17. Our sincere condolences on the loss of your father may the Lord comfort you during this difficult time.

    Thomas and Kim Perry

  18. Grandpa we will all miss you very much. We will keep the path you blazed for us!!!

  19. I am sending my deepest and most sincere condolences to Aunt Annie and the rest of the Cooper family. May God bless you all with his comfort and love in these difficult times.

    Uncle Bobby will remain in our hearts forever and ever. LOVE and PEACE to all !

    CALVIN SMITH and EDWARD LEE WERNZ

  20. Eddie swaggerty

    Awe im so so sorry u all lost one of the greatest man of all times. I really miss the days when Mr Bobby and I worked together he tought me a lot about my job and how to be a great man,worker,and a Dad miss those days. I’m so so sorry to u all I love u all like my family that u all our to me. God be with u all and may God bless u all and to help us all through this loss of a loved one ❤♥

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