Charles P. “Sonny” Cooper, age 69, of Huntingburg, Indiana, passed away at 11:38 p.m., on Thursday, April 16, 2015 at his home in Huntingburg.
He was born November 1, 1945 in Dale, Indiana, to Earl and Hazel (Niehaus) Cooper. He married Suzanne Struckman on June 4, 1984. Mr. Cooper co-owned Huntingburg Excavating. He started and co-owned L & S Coal Company and, his best company, Cooper Rail Service which he started with a backhoe and dump truck, and built it to the great business it istoday. Sonny enjoyed fishing, deer hunting; Nascar racing, going to the casino and attending his grandchildren’s sporting events. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Ruth Ann Albridge.
He is survived by:
Suzanne Cooper of Huntingburg, IN,
Kari Cronin, and her husband, Mike of Huntingburg, IN,
Ryan Cooper, and his wife Jill, of Huntingburg, IN,
Kit Cooper and his wife Arin, of Huntingburg, IN
Earlene Mennen of Columbus,
Bailey, Jaxon and Kyree Cronin,
Masen and Jaelyn Cooper,
Brooklyn and Braxtyn Cooper, all of Huntingburg.
Friends may call for visitation for Charles P. “Sonny” Cooper, on Sunday, April 19th from 1:00 to 7:00 p.m, E.D.T, at the Nass & Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg. A private celebration of life will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to: Freedom Reins or the American Cancer Society. Condolences may be shared online at: www.nassandson.com.