May 22, 1948 - April 14, 2017
Cooper, John E., Sr., devoted father of John (Jenny) Cooper and Missy (Jon) Brooks, loving grandfather of Logan, Grayson, Jack, Kyle, Eden and Landon, dear brother of Bob, Betty, Jerry, Mary and Joe also survived by many nieces and nephews. John passed away April 14, 2017, age 68, residence Milford, Ohio. John retired as Chief of the Milford Community Fire Department for 37 years and he was a member of the department for 50 years. He was also a US Army veteran of the Vietnam War. A public funeral service will be held Friday April 21, 10 AM at the Eastside Christian Church, 5874 Montclair Blvd, Milford, OH 45150. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 4-8 PM at the church. Clermont and Hamilton County Fire Chiefs Service 6 PM, Thursday. At the request of the family the committal service will be private. If you would like to pay your respects to Chief Cooper, the public is invited to line the funeral procession route through Milford. The route will proceed down Main Street from I-275 through Old Milford. It will turn right on Locust Street, left on Water Street, left on Mill Street, left back onto Main Street past the old firehouse and head back up Main Street to right on Lila Avenue and will end at the Milford Firehouse on US 50.
At the request of the family in lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Nick Erdy Foundation, 8281 SR 134, Lynchburg, OH 45142 or the MCFD Santa Sunday, in care of the MCFD Firefighters Club, 687 B US 50, Milford, OH 45150.