Steven C. Cooper, Sr., 51, of Fair Haven, died Saturday, July 21, 2012 at home.
Born in Oswego, he was a life resident of the Fair Haven area. He was the greenskeeper at Springbrook Golf Course in Sterling which he had helped his family build. He graduated from the National Hardwood Lumber Association Inspection Training School Dec. 12, 1980 and had worked in the lumber industry before working at the family golf course.
He was an Eagle Scout and had been very active with the scouts.
He was predeceased by his father, Clarence Cooper, who died in 1989 and an uncle and close friend, Manford Lehne, who died in 2009.
Surviving are a son, Steven C. Cooper Jr. of Fair Haven; mother, Patricia Cooper Maxon of Sterling; a brother, Curt (Lisa) Cooper of Sterling; two step-sisters, Alayne (Neil) Howard of Hudson and Joyce (Jurgen) Englehardt of Maine; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Calling hours will be held tomorrow, July 26 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Foster Funeral Home, 837 Cayuga St., Hannibal. There are no services. Burial will be private at the family’s convenience.
Contributions may be made to the Fair Haven Fire Dept. P.O. Box 334, Fair Haven, NY 13064.