Robert Lee Cooper was born on September 2nd, 1958 in Corpus Christi, Texas to Herman E & Emma Margaret Cooper. He has on older brother, Larry Wayne Cooper and a sister Deborah Lynn Griffin (Cooper) . Robert was baptized at Alexandria Baptist Church in Corpus Christi, Texas in 1972. Robert graduated from Moody High School in 1978.
He worked for Pepsi Cola Bottling Company in Corpus Christi from 1978 to 1985 until he moved to Dallas, Texas to be with his family. For the next decade he worked for Arby’s as a store manager. He was known for his hard work, dedication and commitment.
In Robert’s free time, his family was his priority. He loved spending time with all of his nieces nephews and their children. He was known for being “The Master of the Grill” and that is where you could find him on the weekends. He loved being on the lake and had a passion for animals.
Robert went home to be with our Lord and Savior on September 14th. 2016. He was preceded in death by his father Herman E. Cooper and his mother Emma Margaret Cooper.
He leaves behind to cherish the fond memories, his brother Larry Wayne Cooper; his sister, Deborah Lynn Griffin (Cooper); nephews Gregory Griffin Jr. (Nichole), Michael Griffin (Bailey); nieces Airen Griffin (Xavier), Christina Gabriel (Kenneth Sr.); great nieces and nephews, Desiree Griffin, Jason Griffin,, Kenneth Gabriel Jr., Kameron Gabriel, Allie Griffin, Haylee Washington, Jalen Washington and a host of extended family and friends.