STOUT - Walter H. Cooper, 71, of Stout, died Saturday, October 5, 2013, at Southern Ohio Medical Center.
He was born July 25, 1942, in Scioto County, to the late Allen and Myrtle Evans Cooper. Walter was a Boilmaker and of the Baptist faith.
He is survive by his wife, Anna Robinson Cooper; a daughter, Diane (Mike) Hubbard of McDermott; five sons, Thomas (Kathy) of Westerville, Timmy (Robin) Cooper of Marysville, Kevin (Melissa) Cooper of Reynoldsburg, David (Jeanne) Cooper of Twin Creek, and Terry (Kristy) Shepherd of McDermott. He is survived by a sister, Darlene Cooper of Florida, several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and nieces.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, and a sister.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, October 10, 2012, at Melcher Funeral Home in Portsmouth with Chaplain Peter Michael officiating. Interment will follow at Rocky Fork Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. Melcher Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.