THOMASTON - Mr. Wheeler Davis "Junior" Cooper, Jr., 82, of Thomaston, died Sunday, September 1, 2013 at the Medical Center of Central Georgia in Macon.
Funeral services for Mr. Cooper will be held on Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of the Pasley-Fletcher Funeral Home. Rev. Eddie Matthews will officiate and burial will follow in South View Cemetery.
Mr. Cooper was born in Taylor County on October 22, 1930, a son of the late Wheeler Davis Cooper and Dora B. Thompson Cooper. He served in the U. S. Air Force during the Korean War and held the rank of Staff Sergeant.
Mr. Cooper was formerly employed by the William Carter Company. He was a member of Kings Chapel Baptist Church and served as a Deacon. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Martha Ann Tomlin Cooper.
Mr. Cooper is survived by his wife, Martha Smith Cooper; two sons, Aaron Cooper and Mark Cooper, both of Thomaston; a sister, Frances (Billy) Brown of Thomaston; sisters-in-law, Wilma Cooper of Macon, and Mary Jimmerson, Ruby (J. B.) McKinley and Addie (Kenneth) McInvale, all of Thomaston; brother-in-law, Bobby Brown of Thomaston; special nieces, Pam (Barry) Lord and Audra (Norman Russ) Bridges, both of Thomaston; and several other nieces and nephews. The family of Mr. Cooper will receive friends at Pasley-Fletcher Funeral Home on Tuesday from 6 until 8 pm.
Condolences and remembrances may be expressed at www.pasleyfletcher.com. Pasley-Fletcher Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.