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Eric B. Cooper
Sunrise: November 9, 1952: Sunset: November 9, 2016

The Tay, Smith and Cooper families announce, with profound sorrow, the passing of their brother, uncle, father, grandfather, cousin, and nephew Eric B. Cooper. This sad event occurred at his home on the morning of Wednesday, November 9, 2016.

Eric is survived by his loving sisters and brothers, Sophie Cole-Konuwa (Alfred), Annie Cole-Cooper (Albert), Oscar Cooper, George Cooper, William Cooper, Allen Cooper, Elvin Cooper, Sharon, Kebbeh, Lucille, Florence, Margerie, Agnes, Sylvia; two daughters, Jessica and Erica; son, Jonathan; three grandchildren; and a host of other relatives in Liberia and abroad. He is predeceased by his mother, Leona G. Tay, father Sammy B. Cooper Sr.; wife, Elizabeth Dick, and brothers Simeon B. Cole, Maurice Cooper, Ben Cooper, Roger Cooper, Charles Cooper, and Sammy B. Cooper Jr.

Eric is remembered as a loving and caring family member, trusted friend and dedicated professional.

Funeral arrangements are as follows:

Thursday, December 8th, 6:00 – 8:00pm, Silent Wake at Eric’s Residence on 12th Street

Friday, December 9th, 8:00am - Family Viewing, Stryker Funeral Home
Friday, December 9th, 8:30am - Public Viewing, Prayer, Stryker Funeral Home
Friday, December 9th, 9:00am - Removal of body from Stryker Funeral Home to Providence Baptist Church, Ashmun Street
Friday, December 9th, 10:00am - Wake-keeping, viewing of body & tributes, Providence Baptist Church

Friday December 9th, 11:00am - Funeral Services, Providence Baptist Church, Ashmun Street Interment, Tay Family Cemetery, Schiefflin

Primary Contact (including all donations): Reginald E. Tay - 231-886-513-632 (Liberia)

General Contact:

Sophie A. Cole-Konuwa - 530-343-6381/530-774-5121 (U.S.A)
Alfred B. Konuwa - 530-343-6381/530-521-3499 (U.S.A.) George Cooper -

Clarence Tay - 231-880-379-321 (Liberia) Momolu Dukuly - 231 886 552 738 (Liberia)