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“Dear Mrs. Cooper, Angie, Mike, & Family, We were saddened to hear about Mr. Cooper and just wanted to let you all know you are in our thoughts...Read More »
1 of 41 | Posted by: Al, Lena, Will, & Carrie New - SC

“We have many fond memories of Mr. Cooper and will miss him! Our deepest sympathies to Joyce, Myron and Angie. ”
2 of 41 | Posted by: Ray and Sonja Crenshaw - SC

“Joyce my prayers are with you and your family. I have the fondest memories of Walt back at Southside with the two of you teaching our Sunday School...Read More »
3 of 41 | Posted by: Rose Crawford Weeks - Taylors, SC

“Joyce and Family, I was so sorry to hear about Walt's death. He was such a fun loving and special man. I know he is in Heaven now, but he will be...Read More »
4 of 41 | Posted by: Thomas and Madonna - Abbeville, SC

“Love to you all. Wish we could be there with you, but know we are there in our thoughts and prayers ”
5 of 41 | Posted by: Sandy Charles Sarjeant - DE

“Ms. Joyce, Mike & Angie, We were so sorry to hear about Mr. Walt. Please know that you all are in our thoughts & prayers and will continue to be...Read More »
6 of 41 | Posted by: Merry Beth (Goin) Moore - SC

“I am so sorry to hear about your loss. Please know my thoughts and prayers are with your entire family. May God Bless you and comfort you during...Read More »
7 of 41 | Posted by: Patricia Hunt - Fort Mill, SC

“Joyce and family, You are in our thoughts and prayers. We really enjoyed our time as your "neighbors" in Abbeville. Walt will be greatly missed!...Read More »
8 of 41 | Posted by: Alicia Arnold - Florence, SC

“To the Cooper family: We were sorry to hear of Walter's death. We were always fond of him. He was a very pleasant, friendly, and nice individual...Read More »
9 of 41 | Posted by: Horace and Janet Timms - Anderson, SC

“Angie, Anna Grace and Family, We extend our sincere heartfelt condolences in the loss of your dear loved one. Your family in is our thought and...Read More »
10 of 41 | Posted by: Kim Easler - Greenwood, SC

“THINKING OF YOU IN YOUR HOUR OF SORROW AND EXTENDING HEARTFELT SYMPATHY. WALT WILL BE MISSED BY MANY. GOD BLESS EACH OF YOU, FRANK & NELLIE ”
11 of 41 | Posted by: FRANK & NELLIE KEETER - SC

“Joyce, So sorry for your loss. You and the family are in our prayers. ”
12 of 41 | Posted by: Ronnie & Vickie Roller - SC

“My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I remember how you were there for me when Tim passed. I really appreciated that. Please let me...Read More »
13 of 41 | Posted by: Sheryl Hagen Richardson - SC

“Mrs. Cooper and family, We were very sorry to hear about Mr. Cooper's passing. May God comfort you during this time. We are praying for you all. ...Read More »
14 of 41 | Posted by: Dena & Ken Campbell - Greenwood, SC

“Dear Joyce and Family My prayers go out to you and your family. Walter was a wonderful man and he will be missed. My love goes out to all of yall....Read More »
15 of 41 | Posted by: Tamara Machen - Starr, SC

“Joyce and Family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Walt was a dear man and always had a big smile to greet everyone. ...Read More »
16 of 41 | Posted by: George and Jean Dunn - Abbeville, SC

“We are so sorry for your loss. Your family has always been the rock for others. May God give each of you the strength and support you need at this...Read More »
17 of 41 | Posted by: Bill & Janet Williams - Abbeville, SC

“Mrs. Cooper: I am sorry to hear of your loss. Please accept my condolences to you and your family. You taught me in 6th grade at Sharon Elementary....Read More »
18 of 41 | Posted by: Susan Norris - Belton, SC

“Joyce, Please know that you and your family are in our prayers. Thank you so much for your encouraging words when we lost Chuck's brother back in...Read More »
19 of 41 | Posted by: Beth Bagwell - Abbeville, SC

“Mike and Family, Thinking of you at this difficult time. You are in my prayers. ”
20 of 41 | Posted by: Lisa Crittendon McCray - SC

“Mike and family, So sorry to hear of your loss. I am honored that I had the opportunity to meet such a fine man. My thoughts and prayers are...Read More »
21 of 41 | Posted by: Colleen Capone - Deptford, NJ

“Mike and family, We are saddened by the loss of your father. May the Lord uplift your hearts at this time with peace and courage. Your father will...Read More »
22 of 41 | Posted by: Jennifer & Daniel Jaramillo - SC

“Joyce, I worked for Walt back in the 60's at Flexible and always thought the world of him. You and your family will be in my prayers. ”
23 of 41 | Posted by: Edna Threlkeld Boone - SC

“Dear Cooper Family, I am sorry for your loss. May you find comfort in your loving memories, and in knowing that God is "near to those that are...Read More »
24 of 41 | Posted by: valerie thompson - SC

“Joyce, I am sadden to hear of Walt's passing. I know you will miss him so much. I have such fond memories of you and Walt from my days at Southside....Read More »
25 of 41 | Posted by: Jayne Davis - Cedar Bluff, AL

“Joyce and family, You are in my thoughts and prayers during this time. May you find solace in God's love knowing that Walter is at peace. ”
26 of 41 | Posted by: Carol Justice Bell - Abbeville, SC

“MS. JOYCE, FAMILY AND FRIENDS, WE ARE SO VERY SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. MR. WALT WAS A FINE CHRISTIAN MAN. HE WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN. YOU ALL ARE IN...Read More »
27 of 41 | Posted by: KATHY & SPEED HALL - ABBEVILLE, SC

“I have fond memories of friendship with Walter in our youth in Anderson -- particularly in our adventures as Boy Scouts together. I offer my...Read More »
28 of 41 | Posted by: Richard Roberts - SC

“We have so many fond memories of Walt.He loved children so much,and always called our girls"those black-eyed little Fleming girls".He was a wonderful...Read More »
29 of 41 | Posted by: Sandra and Sam Fleming - SC

“Joyce, I have sweet memories of when we first came to Southside and you and Walt opened your home to us. You were so gracious and we came to love...Read More »
30 of 41 | Posted by: gail bryant - anderson, SC

“Joyce, Angela and Anna Grace,Was so sorry to hear about Mr. Cooper. Know that my thoughts and prayers are with each of you. May you feel the peace...Read More »
31 of 41 | Posted by: Jane Hammett Dean - Greenwood, SC

“When I was young, I thought it was so neat visiting Walt and Joyce in Pennsylvania and helping at their small church there. Walt knew how to get us...Read More »
32 of 41 | Posted by: Frank & Betty Page - Greenwood, SC

“Too the Greatest DAD a son could ever ask for, thank you for the life you gave me , to my mother who provided the best care ever.I am so thankful and...Read More »
33 of 41 | Posted by: Mike Cooper - Fort Mill, SC

“Mrs.Cooper and family, So Sorry for your loss. Prayers of comfort for you all. Ree Ree and Donnie ”
34 of 41 | Posted by: Donnie and Ree Ree Ashley - Iva, SC

“Mr. Walter will be missed by all who knew and loved him. He was the kind of person who loved everyone and would do anything for you. I know you...Read More »
35 of 41 | Posted by: Kim Price - Saluda, SC

“Joyce & family, I just wanted to express our deepest sympathy in the passing of Mr.Walt. He will be greatly missed by those of us left behind. Our...Read More »
36 of 41 | Posted by: Miriam & Bob Clinkscales - SC

“Joyce & Family, I am so sorry to hear about the passing of Mr Cooper.Although I did not know him, I know Joyce and know that he must have been a...Read More »
37 of 41 | Posted by: Betty Walton - Abbeville, SC

“My thoughts and prayers are with the family... So sorry for your loss ”
38 of 41 | Posted by: Eleanor Garrett - Central, SC

“Dear Joyce, Just to let you know that we are thinking about you. Thoughts and prayers are with you during this time...Love Ed & Cecil ”
39 of 41 | Posted by: Edward Bernard - Charleston, SC

“We are so sorry to hear about Mr. Walt's passing. We know that this will be a difficult time for you all, but try to remember that he is in a much...Read More »
40 of 41 | Posted by: Renee Pridgen - Greenwood, SC

“Lori and family, I know what a tough journey this has been for you. I am thinking of your family and praying for you! Love, Sherri ”
41 of 41 | Posted by: Sherri Laughlin - Abbeville, SC


Walter Roy Cooper, 75, husband of Joyce Cameron Cooper, of Abbeville died peacefully on Saturday, February 26, 2011 at his residence surrounded by his family. He was born in Greenwood to the late Roy W. and Melba Timms Cooper. Mr. Cooper was a graduate of the Boys High School in Anderson, SC; Anderson College and Erskine College. He served in the United States Navy and was employed as an engineer with Flexible Technologies. Mr. Cooper retired from Cooper Trucks and Equipment and was co-owner of the former Strawberry Patch in Abbeville and Greenwood. He served as the first director of the Greater Abbeville Chamber of Commerce and was a member of the Abbeville Gideon Camp, the Clinton Masonic Lodge and was an ordained deacon and Sunday school teacher. Mr. Cooper was a member of New Hope Presbyterian Church. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Hazel Ballard. Mr. Cooper is survived by his wife of 51 years of the home; a son, Michael Walter Cooper of Fort Mill; a daughter, Angela Cooper Mullet and her husband, Myron, of Greenwood; two sisters, Virginia Chambers and her husband, Steve, of Starr and Durean Dyar of Easley; a brother-in-law, Bill Cameron and his wife, Judy, of Abbeville; three grandchildren, Joyce Marie Mullet, Anna Grace Mullet and her fiancé Jay Jordan, and Myron Cooper Mullet; an extended family member Ms. Mamie London and a host of friends and extended relatives. The family will receive friends from 5:00PM to 7:00PM Monday, February 28, 2011 at Harris Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held 3:00PM Tuesday, March 1, 2011 in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. John Fastenau and the Rev. Alvin Hodges officiating. Burial will follow in Long Cane Cemetery. The family is at the residence. Memorial contributions in memory of Mr. Cooper may be sent to the Abbeville Gideons Camp, PO Box 1126, Abbeville, SC 29620 or to the Hospice Care of the Piedmont, 408 W. Alexander Ave. Greenwood, SC 29646. A message of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting www.harrisfuneral.com HARRIS FUNERAL HOME & CREMATIONS SERVICES of Abbeville is assisting the Cooper family.

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