Don passed away on June 21st at his home in Antioch at the age of 85, surrounded by love ones. Don was born in Riverside, CA. the son of John & Ethel Cooper. He is survived by brother Dean Cooper of Burbank, CA. and sister Dorothy Holmes of Mt. Hermon, CA. and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Don leaves behind his loving wife of 31 years, Susan Cooper. Don was a supporting father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He is survived by his loving children, John Cooper (Heidi) , William Cooper (Dianna) and Angela Burnett (Nickolas); 7grandchildren Johnny, Monique, Thomas, Alicia, Madison,
Anthony, Jake and 2 great- grandchildren Jewel, Henrik and friends who will mourn his passing.
Don lived in Southern California working at his father's hardware store after school, when he finished school. He then moved to Northern California with his brother Hal which who got him into the Operating Engineers. Don was a member of the Operating Engineers Local 3 for 66 years. Don was a Crane Operator for Winton Jones-Concord Crane of 46 years, retired at the age of 65
in 1997. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge of Antioch. Family and friends remember Don always doing some kind of project in the house or yard. Don loved to go out to his boat at the marina.
June 29, 2017
1310 A Street
Antioch, CA 94509