Born in Danville, Illinois to the late Maxine and Forrest Cooper. Moved to California in 1953.
John enlisted in the Air Force when he was 17. He was stationed in El Paso, Texas and Tulie, Greenland.
John had three children. He married Loraine (Meyers) Ohline on March 4, 1978
He retired from IBM after thirty years. He worked in Boulder, Colorado and Tucson, Arizona. He moved back to Colorado in 2003.
John Loved to hunt, fish, and go camping with his family and friends.
John is survived by his wife Loraine of 41 years, daughter Kimberly Johnson from Mica, Washington and five grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by daughter Tami Hoogstins and son Scott Cooper Sr.
Memorial services Thursday, August 29, 2019, 1:00pm at First Christian Church with a reception at the church following the services.