Posted Sept. 25, 2008, at 11:17 p.m.

BANNING, CALIF. – Roy V. Cooper, 72, died Jan. 7, 2005. He was born Nov. 18, 1932, in Gagetown, N.B., Canada, the son of Cecil McKinney and Madeline Mae (Cullins) Cooper. He is survived by his wife, Irene of Banning, Calif.; three daughters, Judith Ann Lewsadder and her husband, Greg, of Moor Park, Calif., Peggy Lauraine Cooper of Temecula, Calif., and Vickey Lynn Lavancil of Valencia, Calif.; one son, Roger Allen Cooper and his wife, Kristie, of Canyon Country, Calif.; six grandchildren. A memorial service was held 11 a.m., Jan. 9, 2005, at Pierce Brothers Crestlawn Memorial Chapel in Riverside, Calif.