David Emerson Cooper, age 62, of Forsyth, Missouri passed away on March 26, 2023 at home. He was born September 27, 1960 in Wichita, Kansas and grew up in Oakley, Kansas the son of William (Bill) Emerson Cooper and Lois Fern (Bolt) Cooper.
He later moved to Scott City, Kansas where he raised a family with the boys’ mother Janie Cooper.
David made his choice to serve God as a youth and renewed this choice in 2020 after moving to Branson.
He is preceded in death by his parents Lois (Bolt) Cooper and William (Bill) Cooper, and Step-Mom Ruth Raetz Cooper.
He is Survived by, his children; Adam Cooper, of Colby, Kansas, Jacob Cooper and Wife Angie, of the Bitterroot Valley in Montana, Steven Cooper and Wife Kimberly, of Forsyth, Missouri, and Isaac Cooper, of the greater Kansas City area, his grandchildren; Calvin Cooper, Janeva Cooper, Kipton Cooper, Lincoln Cooper, Finley Cooper, and Emarie Cooper, his sisters Trish Fenske and Marilyn Cassel (Christopher), his step siblings; Janis Sims (Duane), Debbie Svenvold, Sharon Weaver, Mark Raetz (Brenda), Laurie Pottorff (Michael), Murray Raetz (Regina), and Tom Raetz
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM, Friday, March 31, 2023 at Greenlawn Funeral Home in Branson with burial to follow at Schupbach Cemetery at Spokane, Mo.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM Thursday at the funeral home.