Vidor

Vernon Cooper, 82, of Vidor died Sunday, Dec. 19 at his residence.

Graveside services were held on Monday, Dec. 27 at Restlawn Memorial Park.

Born on Feb. 3, 1928 and a native of Mount Pleasant, Texas, he was a lifelong resident of Beaumont, before moving to Vidor three years ago. Vernon served his country in the US Army during WWII and he was a gauge man in the offshore industry.

Vernon is survived by his son David Cooper of Vidor, six grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.