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St. Cloud, FL (June 12, 2021) – Longtime City Council Member Charles E. “Chuck” Cooper, whose service to the City spanned nearly four decades -- passed away on Saturday, June 12, 2021. He was 72.
Mr. Cooper was first elected to the City Council in 1985. He served 1985-1988, 1994-1995, and 2016-2021, having been re-elected most recently in November 2020. He also served on the City’s Code Enforcement Board from 2003 until 2016. Additionally, Cooper served on the City’s Planning Board and Board of Adjustment and Appeals. He was a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW).
“Chuck Cooper was passionate about the City of St. Cloud,” said City Manager William Sturgeon. “He didn’t hesitate to let you know when he disagreed with you, and I respected that. He always did what he thought was best for the citizens and the city. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and loved ones during this difficult time.”