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James Kenneth COOLEY

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James Kenneth COOLEY Obituary

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COOLEY, James Kenneth Age 78 passed away into 'Glory' on August 7, 2014 at his home in Fairfield. He was born September 2, 1935 in Trenton, MO, the son of Raymond and Melanie (Griesenger) Cooley. On May 5, 1962, James married Jeanette Conrad in Fairfield, OH. He served his country and community in the US Navy and later as a Fairfield Police Officer, retiring in 1988. Although James's service was important to others, nothing was more important to him than his family. He was steady, humble, committed and had an attention to detail which was respected by all who knew him. He was a simple man, an avid reader, with the Bible being his foundation and a faithful member of Lindenwald Baptist Church. Mr. Cooley leaves behind his loving wife, Jeanette (nee Conrad) Cooley; Children, Maria (Mike) Mesler, Mary Cae (Johnny) Barnes and Maureen (Robert) Parrott; grandchildren, Brittni Meyer, Bryan Barnes, Brad (Beth) Barnes, Josh Meyer, Jacob Parrott, Jennifer Parrott, Alexis Pope, Madi Barnes and Gage Pope; and siblings, Gerry Rae Cooley and Raymond Cooley. He was preceded in death by his parents; and siblings, Charles "Chuck" Cooley and Metta Mullins. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m., Monday, August 11th and 11am - 12pm Tuesday August 12th , 2014 at the Lindenwald Baptist Church, 460 Symmes Rd., Fairfield, OH 45014. Funeral will be 12 Noon, Tuesday at the Church with Pastor Randy Moore officiating. Interment will follow at Rose Hill Burial Park. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to . The Avance Funeral Home & Crematory, Fairfield is serving the family. Condolences may be offered to the family at

Published in Journal-News on Aug. 10, 2014
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