Lincoln County Sheriff Dies

By: WSAZ NewsChannel 3
By: WSAZ NewsChannel 3

Funeral arrangements are now set to honor the life of Lincoln County Sheriff Jackie Cooper.
Cooper died Monday following complications with open heart surgery. Cooper who was 69, is survived by four children and several grandchildren.
Visitation for Sheriff Cooper has been set for Thursday night at Koontz Funeral Home in Hamlin from 6 until 8 pm. Cooper's funeral will be Friday at 11 am.
Sheriff Cooper was first elected in 1988. He then served a second term in 1992 and was currently serving a third term.
Tuesday night the Lincoln County Commission chose Jerry Bowman to take over the remainder of Cooper's term, which ends January 2008. Bowman was cooper's chief deputy.

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