Mark Cooper
1958 - 2021
BORN
1958
DIED
2021
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Waverly, OH
Waverly Mark Evan Cooper, 63, Waverly, Ohio, passed 7:22 p.m. Saturday, June 26, 2021 at Mount Carmel St. Ann's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio.

Mark was born May 29, 1958, in Chillicothe, Ohio, the son of the late Richard V. Cooper and M. Louise (Williams) Cooper.

Surviving a son, Evan Cooper, five brothers, Stephen (Bonnie) Cooper, Randy (Donna) Cooper, Jeffrey (Crystal) Cooper, Timothy (Lourdes) Cooper and Scott (Julie) Cooper, sister, Nancy (Thomas) Day, aunts, uncle and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. He is also survived by Evan's mother, Brenda Slater Cooper.

He was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents, Romie and Hazel Williams and Manford and Cora Cooper.

Mark was a graduate of Paint Valley High School and obtained his Bachelor's in Ministry at Circleville Bible College (Ohio Christian University). He continued his post graduate work at the Nazarene Theological Seminary in Kansas City. He was an associate pastor at Brookside Church in Chillicothe, Ohio, pastor at Trinity Wesleyan Church/Creekside Community Church in Columbus, Ohio, and assistant pastor at Villas Wesleyan Church in Ft. Myers, Florida. Mark taught several years at Evangelical Christian School in Ft. Myers.

After returning to the area to take care of his father, he taught at several schools with the main location being Western School District. Over the years, he received several awards for pastoring and teaching.

Mark was very social and had too many friends to count who cared deeply for him. He was a tremendous orator, who loved to preach and teach the word of God. Mark was generous to those he knew and to those he just met. He always made sure the church sanctuary was decorated to enhance the beauty of

the season. He and his family loved vacationing in the Great Smokey

Mountains and went often. If you recognize this, you most likely went with them. He will be missed by those who loved him.

Funeral Services will be held 12:00 p.m. Thursday, July 1, 2021, at Bond's Chapel Church, Waverly with Pastors Sammie Cooper and Jim Cook officiating. Burial will follow in Pennisten Cemetery, Waverly, Ohio.

Family will receive friends 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service on Thursday at the church.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Bond's Chapel Church Youth Ministries, 3710 Rainbow Trail, Waverly, Ohio, 45690.

The family would like to thank The James and Mt. Carmel St. Ann's Hospital for their excellent care.

www.boyerfuneral.com Mark Cooper
Published by Pike County News Watchman on Jun. 29, 2021.
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10:00a.m. - 12:00p.m.
Bond's Chapel Church
Waverly, OH
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1
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12:00p.m.
Bond's Chapel Church
Waverly, OH
Jul
1
Burial
Pennisten Cemetery
Waverly, OH
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My deepest condolences to Marks family and friends. I went to school from 1-12grade. After graduation I joined the Arm and lost touch with him. He was a wonderful person. Gentlemen and a scholar. He will be missed.
Kathy (Yoakem)Hines
Friend
October 13, 2021
Steve, Nancy and all other family members I so sorry for your loss of Mark. May God give strength and peace during your grieving.
Bill McKee
July 2, 2021
Mark was an outgoing pastor and a great promoter and visionary. Trinity Wesleyan Church experienced its greatest growth during his tenure. Prayers for his family and many friends. He is at rest In Heaven awaiting the resurrection.
Paul Adams
June 30, 2021
My deepest sympathy to all of Mark's family. During our high school career, he was a good friend. We certainly had fun performing in our senior class play together. May you find comfort in all the happy memories together. God bless!
Julie Hirn Donahue
June 29, 2021
My heart goes out to Mark's family. Mark was so special. He was one of our young men at Spargursville CCCU when my husband Rex Fannin pastored there in the 70's & 80's. He was loved by many including us. I know Louise & Dick were there to welcome him home.
Deb Fannin
Friend
June 29, 2021
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