Garry Joseph Cooper, age 73 passed away Sunday, January 2nd after a seven year battle with cancer. He was a resident of Mobile, AL.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Leo Cooper and Iris Toups Cooper.
He is survived by his wife, Cindy Godsey Cooper; daughter, Ashleigh (Tony) Raybon, step-daughter, Madison Dixon; his brothers, Greg (Michele) Cooper and Kevin (Gina) Cooper; his grandchildren, Ashton Curry, Elizabeth Curry, Jayden Curry and Liam Curry; and his nieces and nephews, Brad (Brittani) Cooper, Jonathan (Jessica) Cooper, Avery Cooper, Adam Cooper and Sarah Cooper.
Garry grew up in Gulfport where he attended St. John High School. He graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi. He worked in Marketing for Alabama Power for 38 years and retired in 2016. Garry loved the outdoors, hunting and boating with his friends and was also a very active member of the Home Builders Association for a very long time.
Visitation will be Wednesday, January 5th from 6 to 7:30 at Bradford O'Keefe Funeral Home 15th Street Gulfport. The Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday, January 6th at 10:30 A.M. at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Gulfport with visitation at 10:00 A.M. Interment will follow at Evergreen Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to the Prostate Cancer Foundation.
Bradford-O’Keefe Funeral Home is honored to serve the Cooper family.