David W. Cooper

February 22, 2018

David Warfield Cooper, of Highland Township, passed away on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at his home with family by his side. He was 82.

David was born on July 26, 1935, in Evart, Michigan to parents, Fred and Faye (Davis) Cooper.  On June 24, 1955, David entered into marriage with the former Una B Nichols, in Cadillac.   The two made their home near Tustin where they raised their four children.

David W. Cooper

David W. Cooper

David spent a long career with the former Kysor Company, working as a machinist and in quality control before his eventual retirement after 35 years. David loved to be outdoors and took every opportunity to get into the woods with friends and family.  He had a passion for hunting and fishing and took many trips to Canada in search of moose, or the next good fishing hole.  David enjoyed music, he liked listening to and playing southern gospel.  He was passionate about his family and created many lasting memories during camping trips or taking the younger generations for rides on the trail wagon. 
He will be remembered as a loving husband and father, and was looked up to by many for his example, and unfailing faith in Christ. 

David is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Una B. Cooper of Tustin; his children, Charles (Treasa) Cooper, Donald (Debra) Cooper, Brenda (Donald) Sorrels, and Pamela (Timothy) Gilson; 13 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; sisters, Ruth Welton and Jeannette Holman; one brother, Rev. Roger Cooper; as well as many other loving family members and friends. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, sister Frieda Elenbaas, brother Robert Cooper, and sister Laura Laycock.

Funeral services will be conducted at 3:00 pm on Sunday, February 25, 2018 at Northland Community Church, located at 5855 S. Morey Road in McBain, MI.  Visitation for friends and family will begin at 2:00 pm and continue until the time of the service. Interment will take place in the spring at Maple Valley Cemetery in Hartwick Township. 
Memorial contributions may directed to Munson Hospice. 

Condolences and memories may be shared with the family online at www.Fosnaught-Holdship.com
The family is being served by the Fosnaught-Holdship Funeral Home.  

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