Glen Franklin Cooper, age 92 of Beardstown, son of Viola Hardin and Virgil Cooper, passed away on April 13, 2018 at Heritage Health in Beardstown. Glen graduated from Virginia High School and served in the Navy in the Panama Canal Zone from 1943 to 1946. He married Betty Livingston on March 18, 1945, and they were married for 73 years. Glen worked as a carpenter and raised Appaloosa horses on his farm.
Glen is survived by his wife Betty Cooper of Beardstown, daughter Cathy Clark of Rushville, sons Terry of Arenzville, and Ted of Washington DC. He was preceded in death by two sons, Thomas and Timothy, and a son-in-law Christopher Clark. He is also survived by 12 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Memorial Services will be held at the First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Beardstown on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at 11:00 AM. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the services at the church. There will be no burial.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Cass-Schuyler Area Hospice, Heritage Health Activity Fund, or the First Evangelical Lutheran Church of Beardstown.
Condolences may be left online at www.colwellmemorialhome.com. Colwell Memorial Home in Beardstown is in charge of arrangements.