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Floyd Albert  Cooper
1931 - 2017


Floyd “Slim” Albert Cooper, 85, of Decatur went to be with the Lord, Saturday, July 29, 2017, at Aspen Creek,
Sullivan, lllinois.

Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, September 1, at Pilgrim Lutheran Church, Decatur, with
visitation from 9 – 11 a.m. Interment will follow the memorial service at Boiling Springs Cemetery. Military Honors
will be conducted by the Macon County Honor Guard.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Pilgrim Lutheran Church or Alzheimer's Association. Tanzyus Logan
Funeral Service and Care is in charge of arrangements.  

Floyd was born in September 1931, in rural Macon County, the son of Victor and Bessie Cooper. He married Norma
Crow in September of 1959.

After graduating from Warrensburg High School in 1949, Floyd proudly served in the Marine Corps during the
Korean War and received a Purple Heart. Floyd was an active member of the KWVA and participated in the Tell
America Program, visiting area schools. In 2013 he was able to go on a trip to Washington D.C. with the Honor

Floyd retired from Cross Bros. Implement, Mt. Pulaski, Illinois. After retiring Floyd was employed by Larry Kraft
and enjoyed doing farm work every spring and fall. Floyd also liked to volunteer and did so for many years with
Hospice, DMH and Golden “K” Kiwanis Club. Floyd was a member of Pilgrim Lutheran Church.

Floyd is survived by his wife Norma of fifty-seven years. Daughters, Leesa (Richard) Lauderdale of Streator, Laura
(Bruce) Brown of Decatur. Grandchildren; Aaron (Bre) Armon,  Amanda (Blake) Conkle, Aaliyah Armon, Ashtyn
Armon, Richard (Megan) Lauderdale Jr., Katherine Lauderdale, Morgan Brown and four great grandchildren, sister
Mary Lou Cooper of New Orleans, Louisiana, brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Gary and Gloria Shutter. The family
will deeply miss Floyd for he was a loving husband, father and grandfather

Floyd is preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Robert Cooper.

The family of Floyd Cooper wishes to thank Aspen Creek employees for the excellent and loving care he received
during his stay. We also wish to thank Harbor Light Hospice for their special care.  Please sign the family guestbook
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Memorials to:
Pilgrim Lutheran Church
Alzheimer's Association
P.O. Box 96011
Washington, D.C. 20090-6011