William Bentley Cooper Sr.


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William Bentley Cooper Sr. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

  • Born: 8 Feb 1907, Vicksburg, Warren, MS, United States 5
  • Marriage (1): Victoria Adams
  • Died: 11 Feb 1984, Titusville, Brevard, FL, USA at age 77 1 5
  • Buried: 14 Feb 1984, Fort Pierce: Hillcrest Memorial Park, St. Lucie, Florida, United States 1 5

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1940 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 8 The 1940 census recorded William Cooper, 33, born in Mississippi, living with wife Victoria, 23, and daughter Shirley, 5, both born in Pennsylvania.

2. Occupation: retired bridge mechanic for TWA and Boeing on 11 Feb 1984 in Mims, Brevard, FL, United States. 1

3. Residence: 2459 Wildwood Drive, Mims, Florida on 11 Feb 1984 in Mims, Brevard, FL, United States. 1

4. Obituary: Florida Today: obituary of William B. Cooper on 13 Feb 1984 in Cocoa, Brevard, FL, USA. 1 Services for William B. Cooper Sr., 77, of 2459 Wildwood Drive, Mims, are scheduled for 10 a m. Tuesday at Brevard Funeral Home North in Titusville. Interment wil follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park in Fort Pierce. A retired bridge mechanic for TWA and Boeing and a Brevard resident for 20 years, Mr Cooper died Saturday at Jess Par - rish Memorial Hospital in Titusville Survivors include his wife, Victoria Cooper of Mims; two sons, William B. Cooper Jr. of Fort Pierce and Vernon E. Cooper of Enon, Ohio, four daughters, Shirley Jean Gordon of Springfield, Ohio, Norma Harris, of Dayton, Ohio, Candace Potts of Denver, Ohio, and Barbara Ann Fountain of Port St. Lucie; 22 grandchildren and seven greatgrandchildren. Calling hours are 9 - 10 a m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

William married Victoria Adams, daughter of George Thomas Adams and Carrie Bright. (Victoria Adams was born on 7 Nov 1915 in Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA,9 10 died on 5 Feb 1997 in Dayton, Montgomery, OH 9 10 and was buried in Fort Pierce: Hillcrest Memorial Park, St. Lucie, Florida, United States 10.)


1 <i>Florida Today (Cocoa, Florida)</i>, 13 Feb 1984, page 3B. Obituary of William B. Cooper.

2 <i>Dayton Daily News (Dayton, OH)</i>, 24 May 2010, page 9. Obituary of Shirley Jean Gordon.

3 FamilySearch.org, <i>Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KDMW-RDH Clinton Brice Gordon and Shirley Jean Cooper, 10 Jul 1952; citing Marriage, Clark, Ohio.

4 FamilySearch.org, <i>Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2QQZ-VW6 Philip Paul Harris and Norma Lucille Cooper, 30 Aug 1957; citing Marriage, Clark, Ohio.

5 <i>Find A Grave</i>, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/38519779.

6 <i>Springfield News-Sun, Springfield, Clark County, Ohio</i>, 12 May 2015, page 12. Obituary of Vernon Gene Cooper.

7 FamilySearch.org, <i>Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2QQG-15S William Cooper and Dixie L Russell, 22 Dec 1961; citing Marriage, Champaign, Ohio.

8 <i>1940 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KQZN-4SD William Cooper, Ward 17, Philadelphia, Philadelphia City, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 51-274, sheet 6A, line 1, family 125.

9 FamilySearch.org, <i>Ohio Death Index, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VK26-RN7 Victoria A Cooper, 05 Feb 1997; from "Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-2007," database and images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 2010); citing vol. 31016, certificate number 014891.

10 <i>Find A Grave</i>, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/38519730.

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