Lewis Redford Cooper, 82, of Ogden, died Sunday, January 27, 1991, Dixie Regional Medical Center, St. George, Utah of congestive heart failure and complications.
He was born September 14, 1908, in Wellsville, Utah to Joseph Parker and Eleanor Redford Cooper. He married Hazel Dyer May 14, 1936, in South Bend, Indiana. The marriage was later solemnized in the Logan LDS Temple. He was educated in Cache Valley and worked as cowboy herding cattle for a Montana ranch as a youth. He also did amateur rodeos. He sold insurance, automobiles, and had formerly worked at Defense Depot Ogden, and had worked construction. He had worked for Hill Air Force Base for 26 years and retired in 1972.
He was active in the LDS church. He had served as secretary in the YMMIA. He was a High Priest in the Ogden 83rd Ward and had served as an assistant in his High Priest group. He had also served as a home teacher. He was a former member of the North Ogden First Ward.He enjoyed model railroading and was especially fond of his model "Big Boy". He spent his retirement years traveling with the WBCCI Airstream Club.
Surviving are his wife; two daughters, Mrs. Neal S. (Gaylene) Hansen, North Ogden; Mrs. Ivan D. (Diana) Anderson, Clearfield; stepdaughter, Delores Campbell, Coeur D'alene, Idaho; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; three brothers and five sisters, Marvin R. Cooper, Wellsville; Luther R. Cooper, Ogden; Carl R. Cooper, Blackfoot, Idaho; Mrs. Spencer (Ida) Griffin, Providence; Mrs. Preston (Alta) Brenchly, Wellsville; Mrs. Howard (Eleanor) Reynolds, Logan; Mrs. Carl (Ruth) Shutan, Orlando, Florida; Mrs. Louis (Norma) Baxter, Hillsboro, Oregon. He was preceded in death by his son, Terry Randall Cooper, a brother and two grandchildren.
Services will be held Friday, 1 p.m. in the Myers Mortuary Chapel in Ogden, 845 Washington Blvd, with Bishop Rick Hinds of the 83rd Ward officiating. Friends may call at the mortuary Thursday, 6-8 p.m. and Friday 11:45-12:45 p.m. Interment: Evergreen Memorial Park.
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