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William J. Cooper
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William J. Cooper, 37, passed away early morning, Sept. 7, 2014 after a two-and-a-half year battle with thyroid cancer.

He was born May 26, 1977.

Survivors include his wife Michelle; sons Ike and Owen; parents Mike and Evelyn Cooper; and brother Robert (Lisa) Cooper; along with several nieces and nephews.

He treasured family time spent with Michelle and the boys at the beach, in the mountains or just spending a quiet day around the house being together.

A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, Sept. 20 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Escalon Community Center, 1055 Escalon Ave., Escalon. Bring your memories, stories, and love of Bill.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to:

Thyroid Cancer Survivors Association, P.O. Box 1545, New York NY 10159, or Community Hospice, 4368 Spyres Way, Modesto, CA 95356,