James Cooper – Dominion Post
James M. “Jim” Cooper, 90, of Morgantown, died on Sunday July 11, 2021 at his home. He was born in Mount Morris, Pennsylvania on November 25, 1930, the son of the late Walter Grayson and Elva Gladys (Beal) Cooper.
He attended Mount Morris High School and graduated from University High School in 1948. He graduated in 1952 from West Virginia University School of Agriculture and Forestry. He was a member of the WVU Alumni Association and the WVU Agriculture and Forestry Alumni Association.
Jim retired after 30 years in the Soil Conservation Service of the US Department of Agriculture, having served in Michigan, West Virginia and Washington, DC. He served in the United States Army, with a period of service in Korea. He was an amateur radio operator and a Red Cross volunteer. He taught at the Adult Learning Center, Monongalia County Technical Education Center and was a former member of the Pines Country Club.
He is survived by his daughters, Kristen, of Morgantown, and Polly, (William) Green, of Cary, NC; sister, Mary Jo Horton, of New Philadelphia, Ohio; and nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Nancy; sisters, Ruth and Helen June; and brother, Allen.
Hastings Funeral Home is responsible for the arrangements.
Family and friends will gather at Suncrest United Methodist Church on Van Voorhis Road at 11 am on Sunday, September 1, 2021. For more information contact [email protected]
In lieu of flowers, please consider donating on her behalf to Empty Bowls at EBMon.org.