Funeral services for Edward "Butch" Cooper, 79, of Cadiz, Ky., will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 7, 2019 at Goodwin Funeral Home, with Pastor Robert Mader officiating. The family will receive friends beginning at 11 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Green Hill Memorial Gardens in Hopkinsville, Ky.
Edward Cooper, passed away Friday, March 1, 2019, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn. Mr. Cooper was a Heavy and Tractor-trailer Truck Driver that worked 45 years in commercial transportation for McLean Trucking Company and Bestway Express. He served in the United States Coast Guard, was a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Hopkinsville, and was a former Scout Leader of Hopkinsville Boy Scout Troop 3123.
He is survived by one son, Darryl Cooper (Linda), Cadiz; two daughters, Julie Coleman (Rex), Cadiz, and Vickie Deer, Cadiz; six grandchildren, Nicole Edmonds (Sean), Rusty Deer, Brandi Pilarski (Aaron), Jason Cooper (Heather), Justin Cooper (Heather), Christopher Lovell (Stacy), 13 great grandchildren, Jordan Edmonds, Aydan Edmonds, Summer Vetzel, Autumn Pilarski, Skyler Cooper, Trevor Cooper, Branson Cooper, Brinley Cooper, Calyn Cooper, Payton Larve, Wesley P'Pool, Hannah Lovell, Haley Lovell; and four sisters, Donna Kay Allen, Henderson, Ky., Carol Reed, Smyrna, Tenn., Marie Crabtree, Evansville, Ind., Karen Ellis, Evansville, Ind.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur John and Bertha Mae Bee Cooper; one grandson, Cory Coleman; one brother, Arthur John Cooper, Jr.; and one sister, Jeanette Brown.