Obituary of Alfred G. Cooper
Aiken, SC – Alfred G. Cooper, 90, widower of Ruth Rollins Cooper, of Aiken, passed away September 13, 2022 following an illness at Aiken Regional Medical Centers.
Alfred was born July 26, 1932 in New York to the late Thomas and Winifred Cooper.
When Alfred retired from Milliken, he couldn’t let the grass grow beneath his feet and went back to work for Aiken Pest Control where he had the privilege of working with his family.
He was an Elder of the Presbyterian Church.
In his spare time, he enjoyed cheering on the Georgia Bulldogs as their biggest fan.
Mr. Cooper was known for his kindness and selflessness. He would do anything for his family, and even a stranger if he saw someone in need. He was a hard worker who loved and served his God.
Alfred was preceded in death by his wife, parents, his brother, Thomas Cooper, and his son, Edward Cooper.
He is lovingly remembered by his son, Alfred Cooper Jr. (Liza) of Martinez, GA; his daughters; Sherry Cooper of Aiken, SC; Pam Powell (Bill) of Evans, GA. His grandchildren, Paul Cooper, Peter Cooper, Kia Smith, Josh Kimbrell, Clay Kimbrell, and Jonothan Powell. Alfred also leaves behind 6 great grandchildren and his territorial house cat, Peppie.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in Alfred’s memory may be made to the charity of one’s choice.
The family will receive friends, Saturday, September 17, 2022, from 12:00 noon to 1:00PM at George Funeral Home with services to follow in The George Funeral Chapel with Reverend Dave Golding officiating. Interment will follow in Aiken Memorial Gardens.
Serving as pallbearers will be Paul Cooper, Peter Cooper, Scott Heath, Craig Heath, Chris Busch, Blaine Henderson, Ronnie Golding, and William Sojo.
The Historic George Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 211 Park Ave., SW, Aiken, SC 29801 (803.649.6234), has charge of arrangements.
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