Remembering Eric Merill Cooper

Eric Merill Cooper

Funeral services for Mr. Eric Merill Cooper, age 53 of Dubach, LA will be held at 10:00 AM, Saturday, September 2, 2023 at Living Water Full Gospel Church in Dubach with Rev. Scott Jennings officiating. Burial will follow in the Fellowship Cemetery in Dubach under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston, LA.

Eric was born May 31, 1970 in Baton Rouge, LA to Eron Monroe Cooper and Ollie Ione Brown and passed away August 29, 2023 in Dubach. He was a National Guard veteran and worked in communications. Eric was a loving husband and father. He lost the love of his life fifteen years ago and always said that he was a one woman man. Eric never remarried and put his focus on raising, spoiling and loving his sweet daughter Faith. He was an oil field man and worked all over the country, and he loved to fish. Eric had a heart of gold and now is walking the streets of gold with his sweet wife Tobie.

Eric was preceded in death by his wife Tobie Cooper; parents Eron Monroe Cooper and Ollie Ione Brown; and sister Robin Cooper.

Eric is survived by his daughter Faith Cooper; aunts Debbie Waltz and Brenda Kay Brown; uncle Mike Brown; nephew Reese Wall who was like a son to him; numerous cousins, nieces and nephews; and a host of other family and many friends.

Serving as pallbearers will be Billy Waltz, Phillip Waltz, John Waltz, Thomas Griffith, Tommy Durrett, III and Taylor Durrett.

Visitation will be held from 9:00-10:00 AM, Saturday, September 2, 2023 at the church.