Whitford H. Cooper, Sr.

May 12, 1928 - August 7, 2012

05/12/1928 - 08/07/2012

Whitford H. Cooper, Sr.

Norfolk – Whitford “Shorty” Hilton Cooper, Sr., 84, died August 7, 2012. Mr. Cooper was born in Columbia, NC to the late Hilton and Lola Liverman Cooper. He had an infectious personality and enjoyed being around others. Mr. Cooper was predeceased by his wife, Edna Cooper and several siblings.

Left to cherish his memory are his children, Sarah Doxey of NC, Whitford “Buddy” Cooper, Jr. of MA, Billy Cooper of VT, Ray Cooper of KY, Danny Johnson of NC and Eddie Cooper of NC; sisters Sue Bain of Portsmouth, and Faye Celli of TX; and a host of other family and friends.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday at 2:00pm at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 5792 Greenwich Rd., Virginia Beach, VA. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery. Condolences may be expressed to the family at altmeyer.com.

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william a. cooper
7 years ago

DAD WAS SET IN HIS WAYS OF LIVING AND DAD TO ME WAS MY DAD. HIS LIFE HAS ALWAYS HAD A VERY STRONG MEANING TO ME FOR MANY YEARS .DAD TAUGHT ME TO BE A MAN.DAD TAUGHT ME TO ALWAYS BE SURE AND TO ALWAYS ASK GOD ABOUT EVERYTHING FIRST BEFORE MAKING THE DECISIONS OF LIFE..DAD I SURE AM GONNA MYSS YOU SO VERY MUCH IN TIME TO COME.DAD THANK YOU FOR EVERYTHING YOU TAUGHT ME.DAD I LOVE YOU.YOUR SON==BILLY