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Thomas Phillip “Phil” Cooper, Jr.

Thomas Phillip “Phil” Cooper, Jr., age 69, of Thornville, passed away January 9, 2016, at his home. Phil was born October 25, 1946, in Newark, to the late Thomas Phillip Cooper, Sr. and Mary Kathleen (Williams) Cooper.

Phil was a veteran of the United States Army and served during Vietnam. He was employed by the Perry County Engineer’s Office and enjoyed gardening and working in the yard.

He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Sandra Katherine “Kathy” (Leckrone) Cooper; daughter, Heather Cooper (Von Thomas) of Newark; grandchildren, DaVon Thomas and Hayven Thomas; sister, Connie Kreager of Thornville; brothers, Mark (Leslie) Cooper and Gary (Trinda) Cooper, all of Thornville; sisters-in-law, Shirley (Bob) Packer and Patti (Jon) Ridenour, all of Thornville and Diane (Bill) Turnes of Somerset; brother-inlaw, Russ (Ellen) Leckrone of Hebron; nieces and nephews, Katherine and Allen Kreager, Sarah and Sierra Cooper, Logan (Laurinda) Cooper, Karissa (Jared) Carpenter, Gretchen (Gavin) Waggoner, Anjanette (Jason) Pitcock, Ryan (Mandy) Packer, Kendall (K.C.) Clovis, Molly (Doug) White, Jenny Turnes, Brad (Erin) Turnes, Mike Turnes, Nicole (Josh) Wilson, Cory (Ashton) Leckrone and Grant Szymczak; and many great-nieces and great-nephews.

There will be no calling hours or service observed.

Hoskinson Funeral & Cremation Service in Thornville is honored to care for Phil and his family.

Please visit to share a special memory about Phil or to sign an online guest book.

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