David Sherrad Cooper

June 23, 1970 ~ August 30, 2020 (age 50)


Mr. David Sherrad Cooper was born June 23, 1970 to the late Willie Cooper Jr. and the late Doris Richardson Austin in Tampa, FL.  He was the third child out of his seven; Patricia, Paul, Johnnie, Vanessa, Nicole and Gwendolyn.  Mr. Cooper was raised in Gainesville, FL. 


Mr. Cooper attended Eastside High School.  He loved singing, rapping, cooking and spending time with family and friends.  Mr. Cooper was an entrepreneur with many enterprises including Lil Dave Productionand House of Dawood to name a few. He was aentertainer who had a passion for the spotlight. Mr. Cooper was truly a family man that always put his family first.


Mr. Cooper accepted the call of our Heavenly Father on Sunday August 30, 2020 at Shands UF Health Hospital. He has left behind an immeasurable legacy which will live on thru the many lives that he has touched.


Those left to cherish his fond memories, His wife: Yavette L. Cooper, His children: Minnesha Cooper, Trevious Cooper Sr., David Cooper Jr., Dayoni Cooper, Daylon Cooper, DaQuan Cooper, Tamorious Collins and Alfonza Flourn. His grandchildren:  Amir Johnson, Amoni Johnson, Trevious Cooper Jr., ArmoniWimberly, Alivia Cooper, Dream Williams, TamoriousCollins, Al’Monte Flournoy.  His siblings:  Patricia Chisolm, Paul Cooper Sr., Johnnie Cooper Sr., Vanessa Cooper (James), Gwendolyn Hill and Nicole Cooper, Janice Harris (Charles), Michael Austin Jr. (Shalita); and a host of dearly beloved nieces, nephews, cousins and sorrowing friends.

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September 11, 2020

12:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Phillip & Wiley Mortuary
MELROSE, FL 32666-3902

Celebration of Life
September 12, 2020

11:00 AM
Friendship Baptist Church
426 NW 2nd St
Gainesville, FL 32601

Interment following funeral service
September 12, 2020

Patterson Community Cemetery
SW 62nd Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32608

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