Thornton Edward Cooper

1953 - 2021

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Thornton Edward "Eddie" Cooper, 67 of Kenton passed away on Monday, January 18, 2021 at his residence. He was born on May 22, 1953 in Kenton to Thornton E. and Marilyn (Hatch) Cooper. Eddie is survived by his mother, Marilyn (Starling) Cole of Kenton, longtime friend and mother to his children, Bonnie Newland of Kenton, son, Shawn Newland also of Kenton, 4 sisters; Deborah Cooper, Marina (Chad) Miller, Regina (Eric Marvin) Cooper, Tara (Rick) Sheldon all of Kenton, step-brothers and sisters; Ernie Davis of Kenton, Dennis Cooper of Upper Sandusky, Tom Davis of Kenton, John Cole of Kenton, Audrey Davis of Lima, Patricia Trout of Bellefontaine, 8 grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Eddie was preceded in death by his daughter, Jennifer Newland, his father, Thornton Cooper, brothers and sisters; Sheila Cooper, Sally Patterson, Rick Davis, step mother, Lois Jean Cooper. Eddie enjoyed working on cars and worked at Whitaker Enterprises for many years. He loved fishing, hunting and was a very caring man with a heart of gold. Visitation will be held on Friday, January 29, 2021 from 1:00 - 3:00 PM at the SCHINDEWOLF-STOUT-CRATES FUNERAL HOME. A private burial will take place in Grove Cemetery at a later date. Online condolences can be expressed to the family by visiting

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    200 E. Columbus St.
    Kenton, Ohio 43326
    Friday, January 29th 2021 1:00 -3:00 pm

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To : Starling and Marilyn Cole
Date :Monday, January 25th 2021
From : Dane England
Sorry for your loss

To : To the family of Eddie
Date :Wednesday, January 27th 2021
From : Jean Elsea
Keeping all of you in my thoughts and prayers. So very sorry for your loss.