Frederick "Rickie" Meron Cooper
February 8, 1931 – May 21, 2018
Frederick “Rickie” Cooper, 87 of Fairdale, passed away Monday, May 21, 2018. He was preceded in death by his mother, Vilva Smith; brother, Coyle “Corky” Cooper; daughter-in-law, Dina Cooper; grandson, Josh Dyer; great-grandson, Bradley. Frederick was a proud Veteran of the U.S. Army, having served his country during the Korean War. He was retired from Ford after working for many years at the Kentucky Truck Plant. He was also a pilot and enjoyed building and flying his own planes. Left to cherish his memory, his loving wife of 65 years, Marilyn; children: Teresa Heath, Karen Dyer, & Philip M. Cooper; brother: Carlos Eugene Smith (Linda); grandchildren: Chris, Erica, Nikki, Kasey, Kayla, & Keri; and 6 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be Thursday, May 24, 2018 from 2-8pm at Fairdale-McDaniel Funeral Home, 411 Fairdale, Rd. Funeral services will be Friday, May 25, 2018 11am in the funeral home chapel with burial at Pennsylvania Run Cemetery.
- Visitation Thursday, May 24, 2018
- Funeral Service Friday, May 25, 2018