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Obituary: Clay 'Mike' Cooper

Clay Michael Cooper (Mike) passed away on May 18, 2014 at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Phoenix. He was born September 26, 1958 in Phoenix, AZ.

He is survived by his mother, Diane Lovett and his brother Jeff Cooper. Clay (Mike) started school in a one room school in Parks, AZ, then to Williams then Cottonwood. He graduated from Mingus Union in 1976. He joined the Navy, serving four years in the engine room of a destroyer fleet in the Pacific, the Far East and Asia.

He drove a truck for Swift Transportation for several years, and then was a dispatcher for M & P Transportation. There are no services planned. Please donate to your favorite Verde Valley charity in Clay (Mike's) name if you desire.

An online guestbook is available at www.westcottfuneralhome.com.

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Reader Comments

Posted: Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Article comment by: Linda Buchanan

To Diane, and extended family, I'm so sorry for the loss of your loved one. His service to country and community is appreciated, and will be remembered.

Posted: Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Article comment by: Steven Bradford

So sorry to hear of the loss of Mike. I went to school with him and Jeff. My Prayers to all of you for Jesus comforting healing hands. God bless all.

Steven Bradford

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