Mr. Leroy Cooper (affectionally known as “Jabo” age 61 of Marianna, FL passed away Tuesday October 16th at his residence.
Funeral services were held 1p.m. Saturday October 27th 2018 at McKinnie Funeral Home Chapel located 5304 Bowden Hill Road Campbellton, FL., with Reverends William Harvey and Wallace Godwin officiating. Interment followed in the Orange Hill Cemetery Marianna, FL with McKinnie Funeral Home of Campbellton, FL. directing.
Leroy “Jabo” Cooper was born August 31, 1957 in Marianna, FL. to the late Zellie Glover and Janet Cooper Murphy. He accepted Christ as his Lord and Savior at an early age and joined the Greater Buckhorn Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of Reverend William Harvey.
He was a graduate of Marianna High School, and attended Florida A & M University where he received a bachelor degree in Criminal Justice. Upon completion he began a long and fulfilling career as a truck driver. His loved football, cooking and people.
He leaves to cherish his loving memory:
His Children: Tameshia Keys, Kamille Cooper, Janet Cooper, Clifton Cooper, Leroy Cooper, Jr., James and Timothy Paramore.
His Mother: Janet Cooper Murphy.
His Grandchildren: Shae Keys, Tyheshia Dozier, Corey Johnson and Bailey Cooper.
His Brother: Clifton Murphy, Jr.
His Uncle: Walter James Glover.
His Nephew: Samuel Clifton Murphy
His Special Friends: Rohan Anderson, Steve Holland, Phyllis Hall, Scotty White & Family, Pearline Sims & Family, John Mark Dudley & Family and the Evergreen Missionary Baptist Church Family.
His lovely lady (Fiancée): Martha Lynn Paramore and host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.