Michael Leroy Cooper, age 74, of French Lick, Indiana entered into his heavenly home on December 14th, 2021 at Springs Valley Meadows, French Lick, Indiana.
He was born in Washington, Indiana on January 13th, 1947 to Oliver and Violet (Dickey) Cooper.
Mike married Aletha Lewis on December 29th, 1968 and she survives.
He was preceded in death by his Parents and (1) Brother – Danny Wininger.
Mike was a 1966 graduate of Springs Valley High School, proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War and a member of Moores Ridge United Methodist Church.
He was the Lead Mechanic for Texas Eastern Pipeline and retired after working for 34 years.
Mike enjoyed hunting, fishing, painting, drawing, singing, song-writing, playing his guitar, chipping flint (knapping arrow heads),
and spending time with family.
Mike is survived by:
Wife - Aletha Cooper of French Lick, Indiana
(1) Son - Matt Cooper (Sheila) of French Lick, Indiana
(1) Daughter - Lisa Recker (Fred) of Jasper, Indiana
(1) Brother - Terry Cooper (Kris) of Petaluma, California
Mother-in-law - Nina Lewis of Paoli, Indiana
Aunt - Jane Cooper of French Lick, Indiana
(4) Grandchildren - Cole Cooper, Elizabeth Recker, Allie Cooper and Emily Recker
Mike was also survived by a host of loving family and friends.
A Funeral Ceremony will be conducted by Rev. Rodney Shelton and Rev. Doug Finney at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 18th, 2021 at the Moores Ridge Celebration Center with burial to follow in Moores Ridge Cemetery.
Visitation for friends will be held from 4:00-8:00 p.m. on Friday, December 17th, 2021 at the Moores Ridge Celebration Center.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to Moores Ridge Church for the music ministry,
5906 W. County Road 375 S., French Lick, IN 47432.
Due to the Coronavirus, we ask that all guests wear masks and practice social distancing (6 feet or more). Thank you for your cooperation.
Arrangements are in the care of Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home 9640 W. State Rd. 56 French Lick, In. 47432. Condolences may be made on our Facebook page at Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home or our website –www.brosmer-kemplefuneralhome.com.