Jimmy Cooper Death, Obituary – We were grieved to learn about Jimmy Cooper’s death, who is depicted on the far right. Jimmy was a founding board member and one of the initial Mission Machine volunteers. He later founded Road To Damascus, a transitional house that assists unsheltered males in reestablishing themselves. Many people will miss him.
Manchester, Tenn. — Mr. Jimmy Keith Cooper, 68, died early Tuesday, December 4, 2018, at Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital in Murfreesboro, following a lengthy illness. On June 13, 1950, he was born in Manchester, Tennessee to James Rogers Cooper Jr. and Faye Armstrong Cooper, who predeceased him, as did his grandparents, James R. and Eva Ritter Cooper Sr., William Clark and Maude Mae Jones Armstrong.
His daughters, Leslie D. Brown and Melissa Cooper of Manchester, his sister, Karen Cooper Lowery of Manchester, and his granddaughter, Lauren A. Gosnell of Murfreesboro survive him. Minister James Wade will officiate at the graveside burial services at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens on Thursday at 10:00 a.m.