David Cooper, deceased

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  1. Brian Bowen

    Brian Bowen Active Member

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    There may be those here who knew or remember Dave Cooper, for many years a tuba player with Staines SA Band and previously Hillingdon SA and the RAF Central Band. He died 14 Jan. 2005 at age 60. He was a very loyal and enthusiastic bandsman.
     
  2. carlwoodman

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    That is sad, and unexpected, news.
    I knew Dave for many years although not for as long as Brian.
    I always appreciated the encouraging words Dave had for me every time I met him.
     
  3. GJG

    GJG Well-Known Member

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    I know Nigel Cooper (percussion) of Staines SA; any relation?

    G.
     
  4. Cantonian

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    Dave was a real character. He helped our band at Canton a few times and was from the very first rehearsal 'one of the boys'. He was a very good player and a great joker but also a sensitive character in giving great encouragement to all he came into contact with.

    Thoughts and prayers are with Jean and the family at this time.
     
  5. carlwoodman

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    Nigel is his son.
     
  6. GJG

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    Thanks, Carl.


    Does anyone have a contact address for the family?

    TIA

    G.
     
  7. Brian Bowen

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    I've sent you a PM.
     
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