Jerry Allen Cooper, 62, was born to Marvin Mac Cooper Sr., and Clara Humphreys on April 13, 1954. He was born in Port Angeles, WA and one of five (5) siblings. Jerry attended Mt. Baker High School. He married Rachel on May 8, 1999. He enjoyed (bone games) sla-hal, picking cedar, and pearlies (flowers). Jerry worked in his younger years as a logger and a cook at the Nooksack River Casino. Some of his favorite activities included playing at his favorite table game at the Casino and spending time with his family and friends. Jerry loved pole fishing and learned to pole fish by his late uncle Bosco, and snagging on the Lower Elwha River. He also enjoyed going into his uncle Barns Rec. Room and shoot pool.
Jerry is survived by his wife, Rachel Cooper; Sons Russell Cooper, Jerry Cooper, Jr., Alan Cooper; Daughters Geraldine Cooper, Janet Cooper; Sisters Diane Cooper, Ada Cooper Wilbur, and brother Marvin (Sam) Cooper; eight (8) grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Jerry is pre-deceased by his father Marvin Mac Cooper Sr.; mother Clara Humphreys; Sister Leona J. Tom (Alvin); Baby Rachel Amy Cooper (daughter), and Henry Cayou (son).
Jerry Cooper passed away on January 26th, 2018. Services will be held Wednesday January 31st at 6PM; Funeral services to follow on Thursday February 1st, at 10 AM, both services at Wexliem Community Building. Share memories at www.facebook.com/pg/moles.farewell.tributes