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John L. Cooper, Jr.

June 16, 2021

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COOPER, Jr., John L.

Age 74, of Brookville, passed away on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at his home following a brief illness. John was preceded in death by his wife, Penny in 2013. He was a USAF veteran, a Past President of the Brookville Optimist Club and a member of VFW post 3288, Brookville and AMVETS #24 & American Legion 619, both in Dayton. John is survived by his wife, Nancy Burba-Cooper; daughter, Emily Kinzig; grandchildren, Jackson, Audrey & Ben; sister, Fay (Craig) Early; sister-in-law, Suzanne (Ross) Collins; niece, Arielle Early; nephews, Trinity (Trisha) Watters & Sam Watters and numerous other relatives and many special friends. Funeral services will be held 10:30 am Thursday, June 24 at the GILBERT-FELLERS FUNERAL HOME, 950 ALBERT ROAD, BROOKVILLE, with burial to follow in Dayton Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be held 5-8 Wed. June 23 at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Brookville Optimist Club. E-mail condolences may be sent by going online to

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June 23, 2021

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Gilbert-Fellers Funeral Home
950 Albert Road
Brookville, OH 45309

Funeral Service
June 24, 2021

10:30 AM
Gilbert-Fellers Funeral Home
950 Albert Road
Brookville, OH 45309


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