Age: 65 Address: Burnsville Date of Death: Wednesday, May 22, 2013 Arrangements: Yancey Funeral Services
Details: Phillip David Cooper of Burnsville, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, May 22nd at Brookside Rehabilitation and Care Center.
A native of Yancey County, he was a son of the late Ruford and Lillian Peterson Cooper. He was also preceded in death by a son, Shane Cooper.
Phillip was a Christian man and attended Concord Baptist Church. He was a mechanic, he loved people and his friends, enjoyed housekeeping, baking pies and cooking chili.
Surviving are his former wife, Edith Hyatt and husband, Jason, of Burnsville; sons: Chris Cooper of Bakersville, Steve and Terry Cooper of Burnsville; sisters: Joyce Shehan and Sandra Sebastian and husband, Tom, all of Connlley Springs; brothers: Paul Cooper and Harold Cooper and wife, Wilma, of Burnsville; aunt; Margaret Baker of Asheville and 11 grandchildren. Several nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.
Funeral services will be held at 12 p.m. on Friday, May 24th in the Chapel of Yancey Funeral Services. The Rev. Billy Ledford will officiate. Burial will be in the Cooper Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the funeral service at the funeral home.
The family would like to say a special thank you to CNA Kathy Penland for the wonderful care given to Phillip.
Memorial donations may be made to Brookside Rehabilitation and Care at 310 Pensacola Road, Burnsville, NC 28714.