Thursday, May 3, 2012

Daniel B. “Coop Dog Coop” Cooper (May 2, 2012)

Daniel B. “Coop Dog Coop” Cooper, age 67, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday May 2, 2012 at 10:30 PM at Gade Health Care Center in Greenville, Ohio. He was born on June 14, 1944 in Greenville, Ohio, to the late Floyd & Maxine (Boze) Cooper.

He is survived by his daughters and sons in law, Jodi & Jake York of Union City, Ohio, and Cheryl & Dave Lipps of Greenville; sons and daughter in law, Bobby & Susan Braun of Columbus, Ohio, and Doug Braun of Greenville; grandchildren, David Allen Meade, Terry Joe Meade, Angel Orr, Danny B. Lipps, Christy Jones, Nicholas Braun, Dustin York, Donovan York, and Ashly Hartzell; great grandchildren, David Neil, Jarrica, Jordan, Brittany, Kaitlynn Sarah, Casey, Calie, Colby, Arriana, Adreyn, Autumn and Leanna; great great grandsons, Landon and Damian; brother & sister in law, Ralph & Edie Cooper of Indianapolis, Indiana; sisters and brother in law, Betty & Lindon Monnin of Russia, Ohio, and Bonnie Cooper of Greenville; special friends, Norma York of Union City, Indiana, and Kathy Hans of Greenville; as well as numerous nieces and nephews and many many racing family members.

In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his daughter, Jeanne Meade; and great grandsons, Cody Jones and Aydyn York.

Daniel worked at Sheller Globe in Union City for 25 years and Kroger’s for 9 years before retiring in 2009. He loved dirt car racing and worked at Eldora Speedway on the civil defense team. He also loved fishing, camping and the Cincinnati Reds.

There will be a service held on Monday, May 7, 2012 at 10:30 AM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio, with Rev. Dr. Fred Bernhard officiating. Burial will follow in the Ansonia Cemetery, Ansonia, Ohio. Family will receive friends on Sunday, May 6, 2012 from 2-6 PM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio, as well as one hour prior to the service on Monday.

It is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to the donor’s choice. Condolences for the family may be sent to