Bobby Ray Cooper

bobbyBobby Ray Cooper, 64, of Morrisvale, passed away Wednesday, February 21, 2018, at Thomas Memorial Hospital in South Charleston after a long illness.

He was a heavy equipment operated in pipeline construction. Bobby was a member of the Sumerco Church of God.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John William and Lorene Smith Cooper.

Bobby is survived by his companion of 27 years, Lola Brinegar. He filled the role of father to Denise Miller (Jeff), Allen Harris, Dean Brinegar (Shelley) and Christie Brinegar. His proudest role in life was being a "Paw" to the grandchildren, Jeffrey Miller (Kaleigh), Andrew, Courtney and Tyler Harris, Jeremiah and Hunter Glenn, Carson, Parker and Nathan Brinegar and great - granddaughters, Kynzleigh and Kynadee; brothers and sisters, Danny (Diana) Cooper, Johnny (Gail) Cooper, Tommy Cooper, Mark Cooper, Carolyn (Jerry) Rickard, Louise (Eugene) Estep, Bonnie (Steve) Fisher, Donna (Fred) Martindale, Rhonda Cooper, Teresa Justice and Tammie Cooper and many other family and friends.

Service will be 2 p.m. Saturday, February 24, at Curry Funeral Home in Alum Creek, with Pastor Richard McCallister officiating. Burial will follow at Orchard Hills Memory Garden, Yawkey. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting Curry Funeral Home, 2097 Childress Road, Alum Creek, WV, has been family owned and operated since 1950.