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William Jason Cooper

April 6, 1982 — November 29, 2022


William Jason Cooper, 40, of Monmouth, IL passed away at 2:45 am, Tuesday, November 29, 2022, at his home.

Jason was born April 6, 1982, in Galesburg, IL the son of Marvin J. and Laura D. (Lee) Cooper. He was raised and educated in Monmouth, graduating from Monmouth High School.

Jason was a baptized member of the First Christian Church of Monmouth.  Jason loved collecting anything Michael Jordan, especially Air Jordan shoes. He also collected Rambo, Hot Wheels and horror movies.  He was also a gifted artist and enjoyed cooking.

Survivors include his parents; his daughter, Winter Marie Lynn Cooper of Monmouth, his “special daughter”, Noreana Griffin of Monmouth; 3 sisters, Cassie Griffin of Monmouth, Tilliea (Josh) Brown of Galesburg and Katie (Wayne Davis) Cooper of Monmouth; nieces and nephews, Drayson, Destiny, Bentlee, Imani, Joslyn, Julian and Briella; paternal grandmother, Eula Maxine Cooper of Galesburg; maternal grandparents, Betty Elliott of Kewanee, IL and Willard (Pat) Lee of Berwick, IL; aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather, William Cooper and his uncles, Jamie Gaskill and David Cooper.

A gathering of family and friends will be from 5:00-7:00 pm, Monday, December 5, 2022, at McGuire & Davies Funeral Home and Crematory, Monmouth, IL. Cremation has been accorded. Memorials may be given to the Jason Cooper Memorial Fund and sent to the funeral home.  For more information or to leave an online condolence please visit,

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Gathering of Family and Friends

Monday, December 5, 2022

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

McGuire & Davies Funeral Home and Crematory

1007 North G Street, Monmouth, IL 61462

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