Carl Thomas Cosper, Jr., 56 years, of Pineville, Missouri, passed away on Friday, April 7, 2017, as a result of an automobile accident in Seligman, Missouri.
Carl was born on March 30, 1961, at Tulsa, Oklahoma, to Carl Thomas Cosper, Sr. and Sylvia Ann (Peak) Cosper. He married Angela Lewis on September 5, 1986, at Pineville, Missouri.
Carl began his career in law enforcement in 1994 where he worked several years at the McDonald County Sheriff’s Department. He was a Master Sergeant Deputy Sheriff with Barry County Sheriff’s Department for 10 years of duty.
He loved spending time with his dog, Bubba. Carl did mechanical work, just finishing his roadster. Carl loved working on guns, cooking, doing woodworking, and making cedar chests for the Angel Tree Project in Cassville, Missouri. He was a firearms instructor and conducted conceal and carry classes.
He was preceded in death by his father, Carl T. Cosper Sr.
Carl is survived by his wife of 30 years, Angela Cosper, of the home; his son, Robert Allen Cosper and wife, Jennifer Sunny Kendall, of Neosho, Missouri; his mother, Sylvia Ann Cosper, of Pineville, Missouri; his brothers, Brian Cosper and wife, Tammy, Sherrill Dee Cosper, both of Pineville, Missouri; sister, Jillian Smith and husband, Buddy, of Rogers, Arkansas; many nieces and nephews; along with a host of other relatives and friends who will dearly miss Carl.
Funeral services for Carl will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, April 13, 2017, at the Grace Life Church in Anderson, Missouri. Pastor Jamey Cope will officiate. Cremation will follow the service.
Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 12, 2017, in the Anderson Chapel of the Ozark Funeral Homes. The family will receive friends at this time.