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Curtis Preston Cooper

August 31, 1939 — September 14, 2023

Sylva

Curtis Preston Cooper

Curtis Preston Cooper of Sylva North Carolina, passed through the veil to join his wife, Christine, Mother, Father, Brothers, and Sisters in the Spirit World, on Sept 14, 2023.

He leaves behind his 4 children: Terri Celene Cooper Shahgheibi, Jodi Deanne Cooper, Beverly Gaye Cooper Blackburn and Carolyn Diana Cooper Mathis, and his late wife’s 5 children: Bartholomew Christian Peterson (Bart), Richard Eben Peterson (Rick), Julie Anne Peterson Grace, Orin Henry Peterson (Ski), Christine Margaret Peterson and along with many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Curtis and Chris were former co-owners of Singing Waters Camping Resort, located near Tuckasegee, NC from 1987 until 2007, when they built and moved into their forever home in Sylva.

Viewing will be held 4:00-6:00 PM on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2023, with a Memorial to follow, at Appalachian Funeral Services at 165 Skyland Drive in Sylva, Jackson County, North Carolina.

Visitation will be held from 11:00-12:00 PM on Monday, Sept. 18, 2023, at Evans Funeral Home at 1350 Winder Hwy, Jefferson, Jackson County, Georgia.

Graveside services will be held at 2:00 PM Monday, Sept. 18, 2023, with Interment next to his late wife in the family plot at Mountain Creek Cemetery, located at 1116 Mountain Creek Church Road in Pendergrass, Jackson County, Georgia.

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Past Services

Visitation

Saturday, September 16, 2023

4:00 - 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

Appalachian Funeral Services

165 Skyland Drive, Sylva, NC 28779

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Visitation

Monday, September 18, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Funeral Service

Monday, September 18, 2023

Starts at 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Graveside Service

Monday, September 18, 2023

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