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Robert Allen Cooper

Wednesday, December 26, 2007

Robert Allen Cooper, 77, Mescalero, N.M., died Thursday at his residence.

Born in Ellettsville, he was the son of Charles Emmett Cooper and Elsie J. (Jackson) Cooper.

He was a graduate of Cloverdale High School and Purdue University and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War era. He was a retired forestry ranger at the Mescalero Apache Indian Reservation in New Mexico.

Survivors include a sister, Charlotte Cooper, Greenville, Miss.; two brothers, Thomas Cooper and wife Sue, Stoneville, Miss., and Charles Andrew "Andy" Cooper, Terre Haute.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, J. William Cooper.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale, with Rev. John Nees officiating. Burial will follow at Cloverdale Cemetery.

Visitation is 1 p.m. until service time Friday at the funeral home.