Gene Raymond Cooper departed his earthly home to join his father in heaven on Thursday, June 6, 2019.
Gene was born on June 22, 1940, at home in Cumby, Texas. He was the eldest of three children born to Dessie Faye and Jessie R. Cooper. He graduated Channelview High School and attended Tyler Junior College where he met his soulmate, Billie Lowe. On their first date, he was the perfect gentleman and has been throughout his life, even until his last breath.