COOPER, Arnold Sanford, 78, of Wesley Chapel passed away on January 13, 2021. Born 6/16/42 in Brooklyn, NY to Louis & Adele Cooper. Arnold is survived by his beloved wife of 57 years, Sheila, their 3 children Larry, Robert & favorite daughter Jennifer as well as their cherished granddaughters Mara, Hannah, Caley, Samantha & Sydney. He is also survived by his brother Marty, Daughters-in-law Juliana & Arrica, Son-in-law Jeremy and many other dearly loved relatives, friends and of course his darling Chihuahua Phoebe! Arnold was a Private First Class in the U.S. Army Reserves for 4 years before beginning a long career with John Hancock Insurance. A top salesman and master bargain hunter by nature he spent his latter years frequently selling at a variety of flea markets where he made many many close friends. Among his many passions he loved family vacations, science, outer space, nature, animals, baseball, music, shopping, drawing, coloring, gambling, science fiction, shopping and much more. A generous man he gave freely and enthusiastically to his family, friends, charities and anyone he met who was in need. He will be sorely missed by his family, friends, neighbors and community. May he rest in peace and happiness forever! In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the American Heart Association or American Cancer Society.
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