Donavan Shay Cooper, age 51, of Dandridge, gained his wings Thursday, November 11, 2021 after a long and courageous battle with cancer.
He was preceded in death by his son, Dustin Cooper; mother, Loretta Stanton; father, Clyde E. Cooper.
He is survived by his best friend and partner in crime, Angie Hipshire; children, Derrick Cooper, Kristen Cooper, Dylan Cooper, and McKenzie Williams; two beautiful granddaughters; brother and sisters; Tony Stanton, Matt Cooper, Tiffany Cooper, Nikki Smith, and Carrie Cooper; uncles, James Daniel Stanton, Sam and Craig Cooper; and aunt, Patsy Allen; along with many more family and friends.
The family would like to give a special thank you to Smokey Mountain Hospice of Newport and to Tawain for all the care and kindness they showed during his illness; and to Randy Dellinger, Zach Hipshire, and Sara Patterson for all their help and support.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
Arrangements by Stetzer-Bales Funeral Home.
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