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Walter Lafayette Cooper, Jr., 81, of Reno

Walter Lafayette Cooper, Jr., 81, of Reno, passed away, at his home, Thursday, January 13, 2022. Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 pm, Sunday, January 16, 2022 at Bright-Holland Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Danny Moody officiating. Burial will follow at Restland Cemetery in Roxton. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday, from 5-7 pm.

Walter was born August 5, 1940 in Paris, to Walter Lafayette Cooper and Alma Gatlin Cooper. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. He retired after 37 years of employment with ONCOR. Walter was a member of East Paris Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Fay Harper Cooper, whom he married January 22, 2012; daughters, Christina Cooper, Diana Cooper-Sargent & husband Guy and Nina Stork & husband Herman; one son, Keith Cooper & wife Karan; one step-daughter, Cherl Byles & husband Bruce; grandchildren, Jennifer, Marshal & Hope Cooper, Chad Cooper & wife Rachel, Brandon Stork & wife Cara and Taylor Hutchinson & husband Chadd; step-grandchildren, Brandon and Brooke Byles; great-grandchildren, Addie & Elliana Stork, Hazel, Henry, Gabriel & Cash Cooper and Cason & Haddley Hutchinson; sisters, Martha Duke and Margaret Peltier; one brother, Bobby Cooper, along with numerous nieces, nephews and a host of friends.

His first wife, Linda preceded him in death in 2010, having built 51 years of family and memories. Also, preceding him in death were his parents; one brother, James Sam Cooper and one sister, Sammie Jo Maness.

Casket bearers will be Brandon Stork, Bruce Byles, Chad Cooper, Marshall Cooper and Chadd Hutchinson.

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