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Dave Lee Cooper, age 63,

Dave Lee Cooper, 63, of Little Rock, Arkansas passed away on February 24, 2021 in Little Rock. He was born on August 24, 1957 to the late James and Lillie Cooper.

He worked as a counselor for Youth; inspiring and influencing the youth in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. Dave loved basketball and baseball, and enjoyed playing every weekend with the youth he mentored. Dave went to Saginaw High School, and then attended UAPB where he played football and in 1984, received his degree in Industrial Technology. He dedicated his life to Jehovah in 1988, and became a Jehovah’s Witness. He loved and ministered in the Pine Bluff, East Congregation in the 1990’s.

Dave is preceded in death by his parents James and Lillie Mae Cooper; nephew Christopher Cooper; sisters Carolyn Cooper, Minnie Cooper, and Jean Frazier; and nephew Cedric Hinton.

Survivors include daughter Latreese Cooper; fiancé Sheila Donaldson; sisters Dorothy Johnson, Mary Cooper, and Marcy Jelks (Phil); brother Navadoe Cooper; uncle Lewis Williams; his nephews Raphael, Tony, Eric, Jerome, and JT; nieces Candy, Tangela, Thalia “Nett”, and Tianna; special friends Khaki Terrell, Charles “Dexter” Ingram, and Jerry Pearson; and a host of nieces, nephews, family, and friends.

A family hosted celebration of life honoring Dave’s life will be held Saturday, March 13, 2021 via virtual Zoom meeting at 1:00 PM.

Services, under the direction of A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076. 501-982-3400.


  • Zack Posted March 9, 2021 11:11 AM

    The Williams family would like to extend our Condolences to you and your family, you’re in our prayers.

  • Eric Williams Posted March 9, 2021 11:25 AM

    I’m sure going to miss the talks we use to have Uncle Dave you were really an inspiration to me and i think that you know that .

  • Kenneth Wright Posted March 9, 2021 3:51 PM

    Big Dave I will miss you Buddy!

  • Rapheal Booth Peeples Posted March 10, 2021 10:35 PM

    The Peeples family send their sincere condolences 💐

  • Angela t Pearson Posted March 11, 2021 5:50 AM

    My big brother and friend see u on the other side of the earthly paradise were our love and friendship will continue and death will be no more (Rev.21:4) lTo Tresie and family I am so sorry for your lost may Jehovah comfort you during your time of grief ❤️Ann Pearson

  • Rachondra Hill Posted March 13, 2021 8:55 AM

    Sending sincere condolences to you and your family. You are in my prayers

  • Williams Family Posted March 13, 2021 11:55 AM

    Michael and Brenda Williams and Family sends our condolences. Our prayers are with the family. Dave will be deeply missed.

  • CYNTHIA WHITE Posted March 13, 2021 12:30 PM

    The White Family and Nana send our love and deepest condolences. May God be in the midst during your dad’s home going celebration. 🙏🏽❤

  • Sabina Brittain Posted March 13, 2021 5:36 PM

    Rip dave family and friends wow

  • Sabina Brittain Posted March 13, 2021 5:37 PM

    Rip dave

  • Charles ingram Posted March 14, 2021 6:41 AM

    David Cooper dear Friend dear Will always be missed was a great mentor to me from five years old I’ve been till the day of his death I used to walk in his foot prints as we walk in the rain in Mississippi always been my friend always wellGoing to miss you

    • Latreese Cooper Posted March 14, 2021 8:26 PM

      I hate I never got a chance to meet you but I’ve heard so much about you. Thank you for the kind words about my father.

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