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Claude Cooper, Andover

COOPER, CLAUDE EDWARD “BUD”, 72, passed away at his home surrounded by his family.  He was born in Oklahoma on December 26, 1944 to Claude L. and Maggie “Plunket” Cooper. He married Virginia DuBois on July 4, 1976 in Tulsa, OK. Bud was a co-owner of J&H Trucking Co and spent his lifetime in the trucking industry. Bud was a jolly man who loved fishing, motorcycling and making old cars sparkle.  He enjoyed being at Grand Lake with family and friends.

Bud is survived by his wife, Virginia, daughters Jennifer Blickenstaff(John), Tiffany Hammond(Marty), and Christine Huntley(Robert). Also his sister Penny Axtell and brother “Buck” Clinton Cooper(Audine).  Bud has 8 grandchildren and 1 he considered a grandchild, Chad(MaryClaire) and friend Kyle Hooker, Brandi(Matthew), Ciara, Bailey, Zack, Malea, Logan, and Emma.  He was proceed in death be his parents, brother Dennis, and brother-in-law Dean Axtell.

There will be a private family memorial at a later date.

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