Dennis Lee Cooper 60 of Ionia passed away Monday April 3, 2017 at Carson City Hospital.
He was born on November 2, 1956 in Ionia, the son of Calvin & Charlotte (Rodgers) Cooper and they both precede him in death.
Dennis attended Saranac Public Schools, enjoyed fishing, camping and riding motorcycle. In earlier years, he had worked as a concrete finisher. Dennis was also a big U of M fan. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
Dennis is survived by his sons; Dennis Cooper, Jr. of Saranac, Devin (Erin) Cooper of Clarksville, TN, Darren Cooper of Stanton; grandchildren, Skyler, Jadalynn, Jaxon, Tayler; his brothers and sisters, Calvin Cooper Jr. of TN, Cherly Cooper, Willie Cooper, Earl Cooper, Joyce (Greg) Dean all of Ionia and close friends; Rochelle Mason, Brian Rusnell, Doug and Steve.
A celebration of life luncheon is being held on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at the Sheridan VFW Post (lower level) from Noon to 3:00 pm. Immediately following the luncheon, everyone is invited to join the family in a celebration of life motorcycle ride in honor of Dennis, with kickstands up at 3 PM. Line up will be in the Simpson Family Funeral Home parking lot, which is directly in front of the Sheridan VFW.
For those wishing to make a memorial donation in memory of Dennis, you're asked to keep the needs of the family in mind as they deal with this loss.