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Earnest Jack Cooper, 85, of Edinburgh, died at 9:10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013, at Columbus Regional Hospital.
He is survived by his wife, Brenda Burris Cooper; stepchildren, Nancy (Troy) Burton of Edinburgh, and Kimberly S. Blair of Edinburgh; and two stepgrandchildren.
A graveside service will be conducted at 3:30 p.m. today at Garland Brook Cemetery with Pastor Stacy Tucker and Don Gates officiating.
Eskew-Easton Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.