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Wayne Cooper

July 8, 1945 — December 26, 2019

Mr. Wayne Cooper, age 74, of Franklin, KY., passed away Thursday, December 26th, 2019 at 4:26 PM at the TriStar Skyline Medical Center in Nashville, TN.

Arrangements are under the direction of Gilbert Funeral Home.  Cremation was chosen with no services scheduled.

Wayne was born July 8th, 1945 in Poughquag, Dutchess County, NY, to the late Edwin Cooper and the late Elizabeth St. John Cooper.  He is preceded in death by his brother, Charles Cooper.

He is survived by his wife, Ginny Jakubek Cooper of 57 years; 3 children, Dennis Cooper (Melinda) of Franklin, KY.; Robin Cooper of Franklin, KY.; Kim Cooper (John Marino) of Franklin, KY.; a brother, Roger Cooper of Thomaston, GA.

Wayne was the owner/operator of Valley Ridge Corporation.

Online condolences may be made at and complete obituary may be read and shared on our Facebook page, Gilbert Funeral Home of Franklin, KY.

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