Donald Floyd Cooper

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Memorial Service
Roller-Crouch Funeral Home
510 E. College Ave
Batesville, AR  72501
Saturday, March 6, 2021
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cemetery
Oaklawn Cemetery
Sidney & Myers Street
Batesville, AR  72051
Donald Floyd Cooper

of Batesville, AR

October 10, 1934 - February 26, 2021

Donald Floyd Cooper, 86, of Batesville passed away Friday, February 26, 2021.

He was born October 10, 1934 in Trent, Texas to Floyd Mitchell Cooper and Mattie (Horton) Cooper.

Donald was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In his early years Donald attended the University of Texas in El Paso, where he also played football as a receiver. He loved his family and spending time with them especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren; he also enjoyed genealogy and folk music.

Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Joan (Richards) Cooper, of the home; daughter, Sherri Christian of San Diego, California; three sons, David (Heather) Cooper and Robert (Beth) Christian both of Batesville, and Daniel Cooper of Los Angeles, California;; brother, Leroy (Ellen) Cooper of Burleson, Texas; sister, Pat Mann of Corvallis, Oregon; brother-in-law, Charles Richards of Batesville; thirteen grandchildren, Renee Tyler, Brandon Tyler, Cori Finnie, Drew Christian, Megan Chandler, Jessica Smith, Michael Swanson, Melanie Martin, Colby Cooper, Theodore Cooper, Sydney Cooper, Samuel Cooper, Maggie Christian; and nine great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, John Cooper; and daughter, Jeanene Vanderpool.

A memorial service will be held from 2:00-4:00 pm Saturday, March 6, 2021 at Roller-Crouch Funeral Home.

We are complying with the Arkansas Department of Health guidelines. All attendees must provide and wear their own masks and social distancing will be observed.

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Kim King
Batesville, AR
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Saturday, March 6, 2021

I am so sorry for your loss. Love and prayers for your family during this time.

Scott Bullard
Batesville, AR
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Saturday, March 6, 2021

Don was a honest, kind, family loving, hard working man. An excellent example to those around him. I always enjoyed working with Don and respected him greatly. My condolences to all his family and friends. Rest in peace Don.

Travis & Debbie Davis
Batesville, AR
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Friday, March 5, 2021

Don will always be a person I remember and look up too. He had a great influence on me.
Travis Davis

Beth Grunland
10898 South Paddle B, UT
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Friday, March 5, 2021

So sorry to hear of Don's passing. He was a special human being, great father, and a dear friend. He will be missed.
Beth Grunland

Don Richards
Santa Clarita, CA
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Thursday, March 4, 2021

Always enjoyed Don's company. growing up as a kid I had very fond memories of him with my aunt Joan in the west L.A. Culver city area.
He had an awesome sense of humor. He was loved by many and will be dearly missed.

Mark Chunn
Batesville, AR
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Thursday, March 4, 2021

Sincere condolences to all of you. I had great respect for Don.

James Lindsey
Oil Trough, AR
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Thursday, March 4, 2021

Sorry for your lost.

Mark Piper
Batesville, AR
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Thursday, March 4, 2021

A great person who I respected greatly.

Pat Mann
Corvallis, OR
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Thursday, March 4, 2021

My thoughts are with you on this sad day. Sorry it is not possible to be there.
Love to all.
Pat

Leroy and Ellen Cooper
Burleson, TX
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Thursday, March 4, 2021

You will, forever, be a beacon in ours lives, a bright spot in our day and will always be remembered with love.