Robert D. Cooper

March 3, 1995 ~ August 2, 2022 (age 27)


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. 

Survivors include:

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.

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August 9, 2022

11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Williamson, Spencer & Penrod Funeral Homes
208 N. Commerce St.
Portland, IN 47371

Funeral Service
August 9, 2022

2:00 PM
Dunkirk IOOF Cemetery

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