MARTINEZ, Ga. - Entered into rest Friday, April 11, 2008 at MCG, SSG Daniel H. Cooper, 81, husband of Mrs. Barbara J. Cooper of Augusta. SSG Cooper was a native of Dayton, OH and has lived in the Augusta area for the past 42 years. He was a retired after 20 years of service in the US Army and a veteran of the Korean Conflict and the Vietnam Conflict. SSG Cooper was a member of the American Legion Post # 178. Family members in addition to his wife include his son: Jackie Cooper of Martinez; grandchildren: Jonathan Cooper of Martinez, Matthew Cooper of Martinez and stepson: Rusty Finstad of Augusta. Graveside funeral services will be held Wednesday, April 16, 2008 at 1:00 P.M. in Hillcrest Memorial Park with full Military Honors. Memorials may be made to the Walk for Autism-Augusta, P.O. Box 211126, Augusta, GA 30907, contact Julie Prescott at 706-547-6259 or the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Georgia Chapter, 400 Perimeter Center Terrace, #750, Atlanta, GA 30346. The family will receive friends Tuesday, April 15, 2008 from 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. at Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Rd., Augusta, GA 30907 (706) 364-8484. www.thomaspoteet.com .
The Augusta Chronicle-April 16, 2008