Ronald J. "Ron" Cooper
Residence: Monticello, Indiana
Died: Friday, August 10, 2018
Location: 10:53 p.m., Franciscan Health, St. Elizabeth East Hospital of Lafayette, Indiana
 
 
Age: 75
Date of Birth: Monday, January 25, 1943
Birth place: Logansport, Indiana
Branch: Army
Service: Vietnam Era
Father: Joseph Marion Cooper  
Mother: Edith Ellen ( Jay ) Cooper  
Marital Status: Married
Resided in: Ron had lived in the White County, Indiana, for over thirty years.
Funeral Date: Thursday, August 16, 2018
Funeral Location: Private Family Graveside Service with Full Military Rites by the Monticello Veterans Honor Guard of Monticello, Indiana, at the Idaville Cemetery in Idaville, Indiana.
Clergy: Rev. Mike Fanning of the First Church of God of Idaville, Indiana.
Burial will take place: Idaville Cemetery in Idaville, Indiana.
Visitation will be: A Gathering of Family and Friends will be from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m., Thursday, August 16, 2018, at the Frist Church of God of Idaville, Indiana, with a brief service there.
Biographical Information: Ron had been in failing health for the last several months. He had lived in White County, Indiana, for the last thirty years. Ron was a United States Army Veteran, serving during the Vietnam War. He retired from the United States Army after serving for twenty - two years. Ron was a member of the First Church of God of Idaville, Indiana. He enjoyed playing dartball on his churches dartball team and working crossword puzzles. Ron enjoyed watching Jeopardy on TV. He was a former 4-H Leader for White County, Indiana, and the American Rabbit Breeders Association.
Special Services: Gathering of Family and Friends will be from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m., Thursday, August 16, 2018, at the First Church of God of Idaville, Indiana.
Memorial Information: Memorials may be given to Melody Cooper. Envelopes will be available here at the funeral home.
Marriage Information: On September 29, 1990, at the Lutheran Church of Our Saviour of Monticello, Indiana, he married Melody Smith; she survives.
Survivors include:
Wife,
Melody Cooper of Monticello, Indiana;

Children,
N. Melissa Cooper of Williamsburg, Virginia,
Natalie M. "Margie" Cooper of Monticello, Indiana, and
Nora M. Campbell of Monticello, Indiana;

Step - Children,
Diana M. Black of Brandenburg, Kentucky, and
Connie C. Campbell of Lafayette, Indiana;

Ten (10) Grandchildren;
Joseph A. (wife Abby) Campbell of Delphi, Indiana,
Colyn T. (wife Britney) Campbell of Lafayette, Indiana,
Sharon B. (husband Corbin) Hill of Bluffton, Indiana,
Teatium E. Lawson of Logansport, Indiana,
Addyson R. Lawson of Brandenburg, Kentucky,
Mykail E. Hentzell of Monon, Indiana,
Memphis B. Embry of Brandenburg, Kentucky,
Malakai S. Hentzell of Monon, Indiana,
Anna J. Embry of Brandenburg, Kentucky, and
Zachary T. Hentzell of Monon, Indiana;

One (1) Great Grandbaby due in December,
Benjamin Alexander Campbell;

Half - Brother,
Norman Cooper of South Bend, Indiana;

Several Nieces, and Nephews.
Preceded in Death:
Parents,
Joseph Marion and Edith Ellen (Jay) Cooper;

Daughter,
Nadine M. Cooper.
Arrangements by:
Miller - Roscka Funeral Home, 6368 E. US 24, Monticello, Indiana, 47960 ( 574 ) 583 - 8488.