Celebrating the life of

Dr. Christopher George Cooper

July 21, 1948 - November 30, 2021

Dr. Christopher George Cooper

Dr. Christopher George Cooper died Tuesday morning, November 30, 2021, at the age of 73 in his home. 

Born in Savannah, July 21, 1948, Dr. Cooper earned a PhD in psychology from the University of Georgia. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Mensa, and the Sons of the American Revolution. 

Dr. Cooper was preceded in death by his parents Retired Col. James Weaver Cooper. Sr. and Helen Boston Cooper. 

Surviving are a brother, James W. Cooper, Jr. and his wife, Susan, of Watkinsville, GA; nephew, James W. Cooper III and his wife, Jacqueline, of Seattle, WA; niece, Allison B. Byler and her husband, Matt, of Fort Mill, SC; and great-nieces: Madelyn A. Cooper of Phoenix, AZ and Katherine F. Burfield of Fort Mill, SC. 

Interment will be at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, December 10, 2021 in the Greenwich section of Bonaventure Cemetery followed by an 11:00 a.m. funeral service conducted by Reverend John Callaway at First Baptist Church. The family will receive friends at a church reception after the service.

Remembrances may be made to First Baptist Church of Savannah, P.O. Box 9551, Savannah, GA 31412 or The Dean’s Award Fund for the Graduate School at the University of Georgia – 310 Herty Drive, Athens, GA 30602. 



I cared and helped Chris when I lived in Georgia. I came to love him. We both had quirky ways, I guess that’s why we got along. He called me every day. So when I did not hear from him, I knew something happened. I will miss him very much. Sincerely Margie

- Margie Peterson, Mandan, North Dakota

Services under the direction of:

Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel