William Edward Cooper

January 19, 1944 ~ May 15, 2020 (age 76)


William Edward Cooper, 76, of Milton entered into rest on Friday, May 15, 2020 at Geisinger Medical Center.

He was born on January 19, 1944 in Danville, a son of the late Harold S. Cooper and Martha (Haunty) Cooper. On January 6, 1966, he married the former Cynthia Ann Derr, who survives.

He was a graduate of Milton High School.

Bill was a car enthusiast and operated a shop working on and restoring cars. He spent time traveling to cars shows all over the country.

Surviving in addition to his wife is two daughters and sons-in-law, Pam and Mike Vayda of New Columbia, Kelly and Chris Nicholas of Watsontown, one grandson Logan Vayda, one sister, Bonnie Waughen of West Milton, and two brothers, Samuel Cooper of Milton, Robert Cooper of Charlottesville VA. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one brother, John Cooper, and two sisters, Patsy Bernas, Mary Campbell.

Service will be private at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Bill`s memory may be sent to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 101 Erford Rd suite 201, Camp Hill, PA 17011.

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