OBITUARY

Donnie Kay Cooper

February 13, 1945January 22, 2023
Obituary of Donnie Kay Cooper
COLUMBIA – A Mass of Christian Burial for Donnie Kay Cooper, 77, will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 31, 2023 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, with burial in the church Columbarium. The Rosary will be recited at 5:00 p.m. Monday, January 30, 2023, at Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel, with visitation to follow until 7:00 p.m. Donnie passed away on Sunday, January 22, 2023. Born in Columbus, Georgia, he was a son of the late Raymond Clay Cooper and Ida Donnis Tomlin Cooper. A graduate of Georgia Southern University, he worked as an Insurance Adjuster Ligation Specialist. Donnie was a longtime member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. He was a Charter Member of St. Joseph Catholic Church Knights of Columbus Council 12554, as well as a Fourth Degree Knight. Surviving are his wife, Sheila Hill Cooper; daughter, Maria Hope Cooper; brothers, Butch Cooper (Marilyn) of Albany, G.A.; and Sam Cooper of Pell City, AL.; and many nieces, nephews; and a large extended family. Sheila and Maria were Donnie’s greatest source of love, pride and joy. He was a military history buff, and loved to fish. He loved Atlanta Braves Baseball, and University of Georgia Football. In school, he was always the quiet one, but “everybody loved Donnie.” Memorials may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church, 3600 Devine St, Columbia, SC 29205.

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Monday, January 30, 2023

Rosary

Monday, January 30, 2023

Visitation

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Mass of Christian Burial