LUTHER H. COOLEY
Mr. Luther Hugo "Cat Fast" Cooley, 82, of 722 South Sycamore St., Petersburg, Va., entered into eternal rest on Friday, October 14, 2016, at his residence. Luther was born in Chesterfield County to the late Solomon Cooley and Fannie Wilkins Cooley. He was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church Chesterfield, Va. "Cat Fast" was employed by Green Leaf Dairy, Colonial Heights, Va., and he loved landscaping, working on tv's, irons and toasters . He enjoyed working with his hands and always smiling. He was preceded in death by his sisters, Ruth Stewart, Allen Friend, Pearl Mahone, Rosa Lee Powell, Othia Cheatham and Gladys Boone; brothers, Warren S. Cooley and Isaac Ike Cooley. He leaves to cherish her memory a devoted sister, Minnie Core (Elree Core) of Ettrick, Va.; nephew, Herbert L. Wynn, Jr. of Richmond, Va.; girlfriend, Sylvia Russell of Petersburg, Va.; and a host of nieces, cousins, other relatives and friends. Visitation for Mr. Luther Cooley will be held on Tuesday, October 18, 2016, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the J.L. Dodson and Sons Funeral Establishment. Funeral service for Mr. Luther H. Cooley will be held on Wednesday, October 19, 2016, at 11 a.m. at the chapel of J.L. Dodson and Sons Funeral Establishment, Petersburg, Va., with Rev. Marcus N. Leggett, pastor of Shiloh Baptist Church, Chesterfield, Va., officiating. Interment will follow at Blandford Cemetery, Petersburg, Va. Family and friends are asked to assemble at 9:45 a.m. at the residence of his sister and brother-in-law, Minnie and Elree Core, 3500 E. River Road, S. Chesterfield, Va., on the day of the service. Professional funeral arrangements are being provided by the staff of the J.L. Dodson and Sons Funeral Establishment, 25824 Greensville Avenue, Petersburg, VA 23803, Rev. Jeffrey L. Dodson, Sr., funeral director, (804) 732-5959. Online condolences may be registered at www.jldodsonandsons.com.
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