SOUTH SHORE-Gaylord Cooper, 68, of South Shore, KY., passed away Monday, May 5, 2014 at Cabell Huntington Hospital in Huntington, West Virginia. He was born January 15, 1946 a son of the late Clarence Cooper and Aggie Mae Nelson Cooper.
Gaylord was a retired Machine Operator for Norfolk and Southern Railroad and a U.S. Army Veteran.
Surviving are his wife Laura Burnett Cooper of South Shore, KY., one daughter Lori Smith of Vanceburg, Ky., one brother Robert Lee Cooper of Stout, OH., and one granddaughter Rebecca Smith .
Preceded in death by two brothers Dexter Wayne Cooper and Leonard Adams Cooper.
Funeral Services will be 2 P.M. Saturday, May 10, 2014 at the South Shore Old Regular Baptist Church 721 Main Street South Shore, KY. Friends may call at the Church Saturday from 11 A.M. till the funeral hour. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Roberson Funeral Home in South Shore, KY.
Military graveside services will be held 1 P.M. Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North East in Grayson, Ky. with James Dickey American Legion Post 23 of Portsmouth, OH. Online condolences can be made at www.robersonfuneral.com