Hagerstown, MD – Charles “Wayne” Cooper, 71, of Hagerstown, MD passed from this life to his heavenly home on Monday, September 14, 2020 at Meritus Medical Center.
Born November 26, 1948 in Boissevain, VA, he was the son of the late Charles William and Retha Zolma Schuller Cooper. In his teens the family moved to Hagerstown and he graduated in 1967 from North Hagerstown High School.
Wayne served in the U.S. Navy from March 1968-March 1972.
He was employed by Mack Trucks almost 40 years, retiring in June 2012.
He was a member of Maugansville Bible Brethren Church serving as their head usher for many years.
Wayne enjoyed golfing, fishing, camping, riding his Harley Road King and spending time with family and friends.
He is survived by his wife, Becky, whom he married on November 16, 1996. He is also survived by a daughter Shannon Garland and her husband Brian of Hagerstown, MD; two brothers Tom Cooper and his wife Trish of Elgin, SC and Barry Cooper and his wife Holly of Hagerstown, MD; sister Gail Farris and her husband Tim of Greencastle, PA; step-son Todd Reed; step-daughter Tara Hessong and her husband Mike; step-grandchildren Karli Jones and her husband Zach and Justin Bagent and his wife Lisa all of Hagerstown, MD, Madisen Smith-Garland of Mercersburg, PA; step-great-grandchildren Colton and Leeland Jones, Wesley Bagent of Hagerstown, MD and Kaesyn and Luella Jones of Mercersburg, PA. He is also survived by a number of nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends at Osborne Funeral Home 425 S. Conococheague St. Williamsport, MD on Sunday, September 20, 2020 from 6:00-8:00 pm. The funeral home will be open after 12:00 (noon) on Sunday for the convenience of family and friends.
Funeral services will be held at Maugansville Bible Brethren Church on Monday, September 21, 2020 at 11:00 am with Pastors Brian Colbert and Chad Carter officiating. Interment will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park Hagerstown, MD. Military honors will be provided by Joint Veteran Council of Washington County and Marine Corps League of Hagerstown, MD.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in Wayne’s memory to: International Fellowship of Christians and Jews, 30 North LaSalle St. Suite 4300 Chicago, IL 60602 or Maugansville Bible Brethren Church, 17904 Binkley Ave. Maugansville, MD 21767
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