Eric Cooper

1966 - 2019 (Age 52)


Eric CooperCitrus Park, FL - Eric "Coop" Cooper, 52, died on Sunday, October 20, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 12 Noon Monday, October 28, 2019 at Lutheran Church of Hope, 925 Jordan Creek Parkway, West Des Moines, IA 50266.Eric was born December 18, 1966 in Des Moines to Bill and Beth...

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WOW !!!!!!!! I , REMEMBERED SEEING ERIC UMPIRE HIS FINAL GAME DURING THE YANKEES GAMES ...... HAPPY , HOLIDAYS TO YOU !!!!!!!! BROTHER MARK 1:11 ...... HOSEA 7:14 ?????? JOHN 2:03-2:25 ?????? MATTHEW 14:10 ...... & PROVERBS 21:18 ??????

Sorry for the loss of such a young man. May peace and comfort be with the family.

Our condolences and heartfelt prayers go out to the Family, Friends and all of Those whose lives Mr. Cooper touched. May the God of tender mercies and all comfort be with you all during this most difficult time and in the days to come. We know that you all must be so very proud of his accomplishments and the wonderful legacy he left!

MM, Jackson, Mississippi


My heart goes out to you and your family. I saw Eric and Chad , both little boys 40 plus years ago, when we met, grow up to be men. That Eric could always make me laugh! My thoughts and prayers have been with you all.


Eric was a huge influence on me. He was a great teacher at Brinkman-Froemming Umpire School in 1997 and then mentored me while he was on the road during his AAA season and I was working high school and college baseball. We talked on the phone while he was on the road at his hotels about baseball and life. When he and his crew were in Nashville, my friends and I would go watch him work and then enjoy dinner after the game with them. The most special to me is when he called me form his home...

Thanks :Coop: for the memories. May GOD Bless your family.

Sending condolences to the Cooper family. I know your loved one will be missed. God understand your sorrow and he will listen to your prayers and pay attention to your pleas for help. In the days of distress, he will answer you.