Gary Leroy Cooper

January 30, 1953January 19, 2023
Obituary of Gary Leroy Cooper
Gary Cooper, 69, of Deltona, FL, passed away January 19, 2023 at Parkside Health and Rehabilitation. He was born in Plymouth, Indiana on January 30, 1953. Gary graduated from Argos High School. He was married to Ellen Cooper, which preceded him in death. Gary worked as a Meat Cutter for Winn Dixie for many years. He was a member of West Volusia Moose Lodge 2538. Gary was known for being a hard core Notre Dame fan, his infectious laugh, playing computer video games, and loving Christmas. Our dad/grandpa is one that loved taking time for fun at adventure parks, camping and making homemade ice cream. Gary was preceded in death by wife Ellen Cooper. Parents; Norma Kinder and Leroy Cooper, Sister Marsha Cooper and Brother Kevin Cooper. He was survived by his Daughters; Shelly Cooper (Matt Weber), Cecilia (Ron Coleman), Tanya (Jeff Preski). Stepchildren; Matt and Crystal Pernell. Grandchildren;Treyton, Cameron, Calvin and Ashlyn Preski, Gabrielle Franklin, Kadience Omen, Cameron and Ronnie Coleman Jr,. Brothers; Randy Cooper, Clifford (Kip) Wheeler, Shawn Cooper. Sisters; Debra Cooper, Deanna Howard, and Denise Snyder. Nieces; Heather Sender, Brooke Wheeler, Kaci Sackett, Tori Cooper and Kaleigh Albert. Nephews; Chris Cooper, Kevin Cooper Jr., Nick Wheeler, Jordan Salazar and Ryan Salazar. Also surviving are his aunt and uncle Gene and Janice Cooper. Gary’s final resting place will be at Maple Grove Cemetery in Argos Indiana along with his wife Ellen. A funeral service for Gary will be held Saturday, January 28, 2023 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Deltona Memorial Funeral Home, 1295 Saxon Blvd, Orange City, FL 32763. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Cooper family.

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