Preston Cooper, Jr.

Published 10:18 am Monday, September 26, 2016

Preston Cooper, Jr., 92, of Nederland, died Friday, September 23, 2016. He was born on March 9, 1924, in Oakdale, Louisiana, to Adaline Powell Cooper and Preston Cooper, Sr.

Preston retired from Southwestern Bell after forty years of service. He enjoyed growing roses for his wife, Janet, and spoiling his grandchildren.

Survivors include his son, Bob Cooper and his wife, Susan, of Nederland; grandchildren, Ginger Otto and her husband, Kevin and Wendy Cooper, all of Houston; and great-grandson, Jennings Otto of Houston.

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He was preceded in death by his parents; and his wife, Janet Cooper.

A gathering of Mr. Cooper’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 27, 2016, at Broussard’s, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland. His graveside service will be Wednesday, September 28, 2016, at  Memory Gardens of Jefferson County, 3098 Highway 69, Nederland.

Memorial contributions for Mr. Cooper may be made to Harbor Hospice of Beaumont, 2450 North Major Drive, Beaumont, Texas 77713.

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