ernest cooper
Ernest L. Cooper, Jr., 54 of Weirton died, March 18, 2002 at the Weirton Medical Center. He was born on August 7, 1947 in East Liverpool, OH, the son of Mildred McCoy Cooper of Weirton and the late Ernest L. Cooper, Sr. Ernie was an employed as a truck driver for Maverick Transportion. A job he truly enjoyed. He was a member of A.B.A.T.E. In addition to his mother, Ernie is survived by his wife, Lee Ann Woisnet Cooper, whom he married on July 23, 1976; his two sons Michael and Adam Cooper of Arizona; his daughter Bryn Cooper of Weirton ; his brother, Robert Keith Cooper of Weirton ; his two granddaughters. Visitation will be 2-4 & 7-9 PM Thursday at the Greco Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton. View obit/tributes at Service: Blank US Funeral Home: Greco Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV US 26062

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  1. Ernie was one of the funniest and most likable people I’ve ever known. He will be greatly missed. My deepest condolences to his family.

  2. As Ernie’s fleet manager,I had the privilege of interacting with him frequently.He was a great guy who always wore a smile and an upbeat attitude.He will be missed by myself and everyone at Maverick Transportation

  3. A family friend for many years,& will be missed by all. True Friends, June, Robin & Mark Robinson

  4. Dear Lee Ann and family, I was so shocked and saddened to hear about your loss. If you need ANYTHING please dont hesitate to call me.

  5. I remember Larry when we were kids living in New Cumberland. He was a fine young man. So sorry for your loss.

  6. We attended the services for Ernie (Hippie) Cooper.. You did a fine job..The smile on his face was a definant way of him saying good bye..

  7. I know this is many years late but I only learned of Mildred’s passing and then saw Larry Had passed. My brother, Michael, and I shared a lot of childhood memories with Larry & Robert, especially skating in the downstairs. I am sorry to learn of his passing.

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