Mr. John A. Cooper, age 52, of Buford, GA passed away on Tuesday, October 6, 2009. He was preceded in death by: parents, Gary and Cordie Cooper; and sister, Dianna Tiramacca. He is survived by: wife of twenty-seven years, Lori M. Cooper, Buford, GA; daughter, Melanie E. Crouse, Flowery Branch, GA; sons, Shawn R. Cooper, Buford, GA and Christopher J. Cooper, Buford, GA; grandchildren, Nicholas Crouse, Cameron Crouse, Michael Crouse, and Kaitlyn Crouse; sisters and brothers-in-law, Pam and Mark Williams, Chesapeake, VA and Linda and Charlie Brandriff, Millville, NJ; brother, Gary F. Cooper, Jr., Denver, CO; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins. Mr. Cooper was born July 24, 1957 in Cumberland County, NJ. He was a 1975 graduate of Bridgeton High School in Bridgeton, NJ and attended Morningside College. He was employed with AT&T in Atlanta, GA. He was a member of the Boy Scouts. He enjoyed riding his motorcycle, photography, and was an avid hunter and outdoorsman. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, October 10, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Mr. Keith Conner officiating. Interment will follow at Broadlawn Memorial Gardens in Buford, GA. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday evening from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133,