LeRoy Cyril Cooper

LeRoy “Lee” Cyril Cooper, age 82 of Maryville, IL, born January 14, 1934 in Mystic, IA, passed away on Monday, December 5, 2016 at Anderson Hospital in Maryville, IL. 

Lee retired from Mars, Inc. after many years of service in the Electronic Division.  He was an Army Veteran.  He enjoyed going to the CMT YMCA and gardening.  He loved spending time and traveling with his family. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Leo and Lennie nee Hamm Cooper; three sisters; and four brothers. 

He is survived by his wife, Marilyn Joyce nee Queen Cooper; whom he married on October 14, 1961; a son, Alan (Kelly) Cooper of Collinsville, IL; a daughter, Debbie (Jim) Connor of Collinsville, IL; three grandchildren:  Hannah and Emma Cooper, Blake Connor; a sister, JoAnn (Jim) Costello of Burlington, IA; numerous nieces and nephews. 

Visitation will be from 3pm to 7pm on Friday, December 9, 2016 at Barry Wilson Funeral Home, Maryville, IL. 

Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at the funeral home.  Burial with military honors will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery, Glen Carbon, IL. 

Memorials may be made to the CMT YMCA or American Diabetes Association and will be received at the funeral home.



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