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Calvin Cooper

January 31, 1931 February 4, 2019
Calvin Cooper
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Obituary for Calvin Cooper

Calvin Cooper, age 88, was called home on February 4, 2019 in Dallas, Texas. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 10:30 am at Jaynes Memorial Chapel in Duncanville. Interment will follow at the Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery in Dallas.

Calvin was born in Marion, SC on January 31, 1931. He joined the Air Force in 1953 and served as a supply sergeant. He was stationed in England, Bermuda, New York, California, Japan and served two combat tours in Vietnam. Calvin met his wife, Cynthia in Bermuda and was married there in 1963. Calvin retired from the military in 1974 and made his home in Albuquerque, NM. Calvin went on to work for the Department of Energy until he retired from federal service in 1995.

Calvin was a member of the Mount Everest Lodge No. 1 (PHA) Freemasons and The Luxor Shrine Temple 202. Calvin lived in Albuquerque from 1970 until moving to Texas to be closer to his daughters Cyd and Coretta in 2016.

Calvin was preceded in death by his wife, Cynthia Cooper; daughter, Brenda Wright.

He leaves behind his children, Valerie Lynch, Doris Troutman, Dana Cooper, Cyd Cooper, Coretta Richardson and Jerrie Merritt (Milton); grandchildren, Anton Lynch (Patrice), Michael Lynch, Bryan Burch (Rosalyn), Tyler Merritt, Adrienne Wright, Yasmeen Troutman, Terrance Cooper (Tammy) and Ava Richardson; great grandchildren, Shanique Woodley, Sharaya Woodley, Emmanuel Woodley, Brianna Burch, Kyndia Allen, Joshua Reeves, Bryan Elijah Burch, Jace Campbell and Chante Sisk; Special nephews, Norman Woodley and Cranston Woodley; and daughter in-law, Lynda Cooper.

Jaynes Memorial Chapel in Duncanville, TX is in charge of the arrangements.


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Service

Tuesday

12

Feb

10:30 AM 2/12/2019 10:30:00 AM
Jaynes Memorial Chapel

811 S. Cockrell Hill Road
Duncanville, TX 75137

Jaynes Memorial Chapel
811 S. Cockrell Hill Road Duncanville 75137 TX
United States

Graveside

Tuesday

12

Feb

12:30 PM 2/12/2019 12:30:00 PM
Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery

2000 Mountain Creek Parkway
Dallas, Texas 75211

Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery
2000 Mountain Creek Parkway Dallas 75211 Texas
United States
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