William Earl Cooper, 73, of Kingsland passed away Dec. 15, 2012. He was born to Hughie E. and Freda L. (Oppermann) Cooper in East Texas on Dec. 17, 1939.
Mr. Cooper was employed as a carpenter for most of his life. He was an avid NASCAR fan and enjoyed building things.
He is survived by his wife, Linda Diana Yates Cooper of Kingsland; sons, Charles Richard Cooper and Calvin Cooper; and grandchildren, Cheynne Robert Cooper, Tiffany Johnson and Thomas Boyd Jr.
A memorial service is 4 p.m. Dec. 19 at Highland Lakes Methodist Church at Buchanan Dam. A private inurnment will be held at a later date.
Cremation arrangements by Putnam Funeral Home, 145 Texas Ave. in Kingsland, (325) 388-0008. An online guest register may be signed at www.putnamcares.com.