Michael R. Cooper passed away on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at his home in Country Estates.
Michael was born on February 23, 1947 to Walter Ralph Cooper and Sybil Baxley Cooper. He was born and raised in Clearwater, FL.
He joined the Navy in 1965 and in 1973 graduated from Vanderbilt University, as a Naval Officer, with a degree in Computer Science and Engineering.
After Flight School in Pensacola, FL, he began flying E2's for the Navy on the Enterprise aircraft carriers off the Coral Seas. He taught aviation at the Pensacola Naval Flight Training School for 10 years.
About 1984, or so, Michael was stationed at Miramar Naval Base and continued to live in the San Diego area until retirement.
Funeral Service will be held on Friday, February 28, 2020 at 11:30am at Miramar National Cemetery. His ashes will be inurned in a military ground plot and hopefully a fly-by may happen.
Michael was loved, thought well of and respected by many friends and his family. Please join us at his Miramar service to gather and pay our respects for an Officer and a gentleman, good man, good friend and good brother.
Miramar National Cemetery
5795 Noble Drive
San Diego, CA 92122
Bonham Bros & Stewart Mortuary and Cremation Service is assisting the family.
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