George "Sonny" Cooper Jr., son of the late George Cooper Sr. and Jessica Mitchell was born on February 3, 1944 in Brooklyn NY. Sonny departed this life on February 12, 2017 in Halifax Regional Hospital after a brief illness. He grew up in Hartford, CT and later developed a passion for long-distance truck driving that afforded him the opportunity to see the USA several times over. His warm, loving and outgoing spirit attracted many people to him. As a result, he maintained friendships with people from all walks of life. He lived in several states before settling in Littleton, NC after retiring in 2002. He was predeceased by a brother, Dr. John Cooper and a sister, Jessica Fairnot. A memorial service will be held on February 18th in Littleton, NC. He is survived by his loving wife Stephanie Epps, his daughter, Kathleen Cooper of CT; a sister, Linda Meggett of NC; stepchildren, grandchildren, family and friends. Flowers, plants and donations welcome: Browns Florist-Littleton, NC, 252-586-6990. L. Gail Meggett, P.O. Box 1221, Youngsville, NC 27596.
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