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Eric (Eddie) Cooper

Obituary

Posted: Tuesday, March 22, 2005

Former Anchor Point resident Eric "Eddie" Cooper died Friday, March 18, 2005, in Longview, Wash. He was 58.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 26, at the Holy Transfiguration of Our Lord Russian Orthodox Church in Ninilchik. The Rev. M. Targonsky will officiate.

Mr. Cooper was born Jan. 15, 1947, in Ninilchik, the son of Ralph Cooper and Susie Kvasnikoff.

He married Deborah Cooper on Oct. 5, 1990, in Homer.

He graduated from high school in Ninilchik and worked as a wireline supervisor for the Atlantic Richfield Arco Division on the North Slope and in various locations in Cook Inlet and on the Kenai Peninsula. He was a member of the Holy Transfiguration of Our Lord Russian Orthodox Church in Ninilchik and recently moved to Longview.

Mr. Cooper was preceded in death by his father, Ralph Cooper; mother, Susie Kvasnikoff; stepfather, Edward Liebenthal; brothers, Reuben and Melvin Cooper; and sister, Sylvia Liebenthal.

He is survived by his wife, Deborah Cooper; sister and brothers, Berniece Cooper of Anchorage, Robert "Bobby" Cooper and wife, Dena, of Wasilla, and Jonathan and Sheri Liebenthal of Ninilchik; stepchildren, Shawn and Mary Brown of Jamestown, Ohio, Christopher and Katie Brown of Portland, Ore., and Donald and Victoria Brown of Portland; grandchildren, Brittney, Chelsey and McKenzie Brown of Jamestown and Isabella and William Brown of Portland; nieces and nephews, Raymie Hamann of Anchorage, Iain and Mara Stephen and their son, Riley, of Anchorage, Chris and Erin Clemens and their daughters, Kaelynn and Olivia Anderson, and Gillian Clemens of Glendale, Tiffany Stonecipher and Nathon Stonecipher and family.

Memorials may be made in Mr. Cooper's name to the Holy Transfiguration of Our Lord Russian Orthodox Church.

Arrangements were made by Columbia Funeral Service in Longview.



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