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Alamogordo, NM 88310
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David P. Cooper

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David P. Cooper, 57, a longtime resident of Alamogordo, died Wednesday, February 18, 2009, at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene, Texas.
Mr. Cooper was born Jan. 3, 1952, in Farmington, Mo. He served a 4-year enlistment in the U.S. Army, and was employed by Con-Way Truckload as a truck driver. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles.
Survivors include his son Nick Cooper and his wife Ara of Alamogordo; two daughters, Carla Anne Bingham and her husband Jason of Alamogordo, and Jennifer Lessentine and her husband Saben of Tularosa; six grandchildren, Lindsey, Baylee and Bradley Cooper of Alamogordo, and Sierra, Savannah and Sydney Lessentine of Tularosa.
He was preceded in death by his father Charles Wilkson; his mother Nell Wilkson Aguilar; and a brother Mike Jennings.
Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 10 a.m. in the Hamilton-O'Dell Chapel with the Rev. Chuck Moon officiating.
Interment will follow in Monte Vista Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Nick Cooper, Saben Lessentine, Doug Blake, Travis Owens, Abe Moore, Matt Garwood and Rick Lessentine. Honorary pallbearers will be Bradley Cooper, Jason Bingham, Mike Nowlin and Jerry Lee Brammel.
Friends may call Monday from 5 until 7 p.m. at Hamilton-O'Dell Funeral Home.

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Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Feb. 20 to Mar. 8, 2009
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