Robert D. Cooper, age 27, a resident of Portland, passed away on Tuesday, August 2, 2022 at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton from injuries sustained in an auto accident on July 25, 2022 in Darke County, Ohio.
Robert was born on March 3, 1995, the son of Robert and Sharon (Smith) Cooper. He graduated from Jay County High School in 2013 and was an avid Cincinnati Reds and Indianapolis Colts fan.
His father: Robert Cooper – Portland, Indiana
1 son: Reece Allen Cooper – Greenville, Ohio
2 sisters: Tina Murchland – Decatur, Indiana
Linsey Midkiff – Hartford City, Indiana
Grandparents: Maxine Geesaman – Dunkirk, Indiana
Clifford and Sandy Smith – Geneva, Indiana
His girlfriend: Shelley Locker – Greenville, Ohio
Bonus children: Ella, Aubree and Ianna
1 niece and 3 nephews
He was preceded in death by his mom, Sharon Cooper and his grandfather, David Keiffer.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Williamson-Spencer and Penrod Funeral Home in Portland. Services to celebrate Robert’s life will follow at 2 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home. Pastor Steve Arnold will officiate the service. Burial will follow at Dunkirk IOOF Cemetery in Dunkirk, Indiana.
Memorials may be directed towards Jay County Wrestling Team.