COOPER, Howard "Gator" 70, of St. Petersburg, passed away March 14, 2013 at the Suncoast Hospice, Bayfront Medical Center, He was born in Louisville, GA and came to this area in 1967 from there. He was a construction worker and helped build Tropicana Field. Gator is survived by 1 son, Andra Cooper; 1 daughter, Saundrea Cooper; 1 brother, Watson Cooper; 1 sister, Mary Cooper Parker (Willie); 3 grandchildren, 4 great-grand-children. Viewing Thursday, March 21, 2013, 3-7, wake service 6 pm. Graveside service Friday 11 am at Royal Palm Cemetery, South. Creal Funeral Home
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Creal Funeral Home, Seventh Avenue Chapel
1940 7th Avenue South
St. Petersburg, FL 33712
Published in the Tampa Bay Times on Mar. 20, 2013