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GAY OTIS GARY,SONNY COOLEY,JR
(1944 - 2006)

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Name: Mr GAY OTIS GARY,SONNY COOLEY,JR
Nick Name: SONNY
Gender: Male
Age: 62 years old
Lived: Wednesday, 8 March 1944 - Saturday, 4 November 2006

My Story

He was a truck driver for St. LAWRENCE FREIGHTWAYS and SMX Trucking,retiring in April 1996.
   Born March 4,1944,in Cazenovia,son of Gay Sr. and Dorothy Presley Cooley,he attended Belleville Central School.
    He married Cheryl E. Peterson on June 4,1968,at Holy Family Church.
Mr.Cooley was a member of the Midstate Antique Stock Car Club and a former member of the Eagles and Odd Fellows.He was a stock car racing fan and competed in several races in his younger years.He enjoyed hunting,fishing and cooking.
    Surviving besides his wife were two daughters,Cathy Shepherd, Sterling, and Kimberly Jackson, Watertown, and a son William, Whitesboro, two brothers, James, Watertown,and William, Cape Vincent, five sisters,Iva Bennett and Nora Filippi, both of Watertown, Joanne Cooley Massachusetts, Betty Grandjean, Henderson and  Anna Groff, Mannsville,four granchldren and several nieces and nephews.
     Two sisters,Edna Root and Joyce Benjamin, and a brother Robert, died before him.
 He loved to have cookouts and eat lots of good home cooked food, and he loved spending time with his family. He enjoyed watching cooking shows on t.v and then trying them out and making a mess in the kitchen for his wife Cheryl to clean up.
     He was an awesome dad a great  friend the best husband and grandfather that is missed eveyday,LOVE YOU!

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I have been thinking a lot about you grandpa lately and i will fulfill my promise. I love you grandpa.
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Hey pops just missing you alot today,i keep your memory alive in my heart everyday,all my love forever.
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Grandpa you are missed by all of us each and everyday and we all will never forget u. Hope i see you again someday. ...
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YOU ARE MISSED AND LOVED IN MY HEART EVERYDAY!

Biography

Fathers Name: Gay Otis Cooley Jr.
Mothers Name: Dorothy Presley
Spouse's Name: Cheryl Peterson
Children's Names: Catherine,William,Kimberly
Siblings Names: James,William,Robert,Edna, Anna, Betty,Iva,Nora,Joanne,Joyce
Country of Birth: USA
Country of Residence: USA
City of Residence: Watertown
Occupation: Other
Marital Status: Married
Religion: Catholic

Interests

Favourite Sport: Motor Racing
Favourite Team: Buffalo Bills
Favourite Movie: GreenMile
Favourite Music Genre: Country
Favourite Artist: Tracy Byrd,Kenny Chesney,George Jones,Loretta Lynn

Passing

Place of Passing: St.Vincent's Hospital,Clevland Ohio
Date of Passing: 4 November 2006
Cause of Passing: Severe Diabetic,Sepsis,Severe Emphzema
Type of Funeral: Public
Place of Burial: Glenwood Cemetary
Funeral Director: Bill Stoodley
Funeral Location: Reed&Benoit, Watertown
Funeral Date: 8 November 2006
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