We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Shipman’s Funeral Home
The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want. Psalm 23:1
Donald Fitzgerald Cooper the son of the late Samuel A. L. and Elouise M. Cooper was born January 3, 1967 in Marion, South Carolina.
Donald (Don Don) as he was affectionately known to family, friends and loved ones. Graduated from Leesville High School, Leesville, La. In 1985. He later joined the U.S. Army. Donald did a tour in Desert Storm where he received the Bronze Medal and a slue of ribbons and certificates before he was honorably discharged.
Upon returning home from the Army, Donald found his second home and gained a bigger family when he found employment at Perdue Farms. He was proud of his job and the people he worked with. Donald devoted 26 years to the company/family that was his second home.
Those that preceded him in death were his parents: Samuel and Elouise Cooper; one brother: Jerome Braddy, paternal grandparents: Wilson and Elease Cooper; maternal grandmother: Susanna Moultrie; and one niece.
Donald leaves to cherish fond memories ~ two brothers: Antonio Cooper of the home and Stacy (Victoria) Cooper of Sellers, SC; two sisters: Cynthia Braddy of New York, NY and Bonnie M. Cooper of Hopkins, SC; one niece, three nephews, three uncles, ten aunts, a host of cousins, one goddaughter: LaKeisha Martin, a dear friend: Robert Ellerbe; a host of other relatives and friends. Thanks to his Perdue Farm family for all the help given trying to help him.