Gary Cooper

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Gary Cooper

Gary Cooper Gary Lee Cooper (Coop), 66 of Ninnekah, Oklahoma departed this life November 17th, 2018.
Gary was born July 7th, 1952 in Greensburg, Indiana to Ray Cooper Jr. and Leona (Pringle) Cooper.
He graduated from Greensburg Community High School in Greensburg, Indiana.
Gary had several jobs in his life and the job he really loved doing, was being a Derrick man in the Oilfield in Oklahoma. He worked Derricks for 10 years.
Gary loved his family very much!
Gary is survived by his wife, Vickie (Drake) Cooper of 17 years.
He has 3 kids from former wife Connie Leake, Tracy Cooper-Smith, Jimmy Cooper, and Christy Cooper-Kellems, Step kids: Chad Mathews and Brandy Mathews, Sons- In - Law: Adam Smith and Dustin Kellems, 15 grandkids, sister: Angie Sallee, Brothers: Steven Cooper, and Richard Cooper all from Indiana. Mother- In- Law Patty Drake of Oklahoma.
He was preceded in death by his Mother and Father, Father-In-Law Lester Drake, and Brother-In-Law Kerry Drake.
Memorial services will be held at 1109 High St. Ninnekah, OK on Monday 26th at 10:00a.m. 2018
Published on November 21, 2018
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Jeanne and Terry Hadnot
Nov 28, 2018
Vickie we are so sorry for your loss and know you will miss Gary so much. Our hearts go out to you and your family.
Dean owene
Nov 23, 2018
RIP.... Miss you buddy
Sheila Maxwell
Nov 22, 2018
Gary use to be my brother in law and he was always singing and joking around. Him and Connie was always fun to be around....Rest Well Gary Cooper.....We will see you soon!!
linda green
Nov 21, 2018
love you gary rip
Roxie sallee
Nov 21, 2018
R I p . Gary haven't seen him in a long time but when we were kids we lived next door to the coopers on w Washington st we all walked to school togethers every day RIP Gary .......
Gayla Crowell
Nov 21, 2018
My deepest sympathy to Gary's family & friends! Remembering our much younger days around Greensburg& Napoleon! Like I said,long time ago!
louise parris
Nov 21, 2018
love and prayers to all of his family love you all he will be missed.
Jennifer A Owens
Nov 21, 2018
Gary was my uncle when he was married to my aunt connie, but even after their divorce he never stopped claiming me as his niece. He would send me msgs on fb just asking how I was doing and told me he was sorry for my loss when my dad passed. Uncle Gary was a great man funny and caring loved his family very much. My prayers are with my cousins as I know the pain they are all feeling. I love you uncle Gary and you will be missed greatly. I just wish my boys could of met you. I know your up there with my dad drinking coffee and watching over us kids.
Dale Blackburn
Nov 21, 2018
I worked with Coop at Gecom. He was always dedicated to his job and family. There was never a dull moment when Coop was around. He will be dearly missed. Prayers to the family
Doilette Posey
Nov 21, 2018
Vickie so sorry for your loss! In the days to come I hope your family surrounds you with their love!
Dawn Jones
Nov 21, 2018
I worked with Coop at GECOM. He was a great man and boss always smiling and making me laugh. He loved his wife Vicki and family always. He will be truly missed by many . Sending prayers to all family and friends.