Published in The Press of
on Atlantic City January 31, 2013
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COOPER, ANSON RICCI "BUBBA" 59 - of
passed from this life on Atlantic
City Saturday, January 12, 2013. "Bubba" was
an accomplished musician, having played in several local bands, including
"The Shakes" and "The Pedestrians". He was the drummer with
the band "Keith" on their hit song "Hey 98.6". He will be
fondly remembered by those who knew him from his work at Maloney's Tavern and
Maynard's Cafe in , and Kelly's
Corner Pub in Margate .
"Bubba" was a member of the International Union of Painters and
Tapers, having worked as a decorator at various convention venues locally. He
was quick with a smile, and renowned for his unique fashion statements. Atlantic City
"Bubba" is survived by his Mother, Sylvia J. Cooper; Sister, Michele Guimond; Aunts Doris Grant and Beulah (Aunt Sissy) James, Uncles John James and Reggie Taylor; and Cousins Sharon Grant, Jason Bland, Dawn Greene, Darlene Mabry, Benny Howard and Gregory Mabry. He will be sorely missed by his friends and family , especially by his extended family at Kelly's Corner Pub; Tim Kelly, Cathy Kelly, Max and Claire Kelly, and his special friends; Sonny Smith, Mike McGuire and Frank D'Alonzo. A Memorial Service for "Bubba" Cooper will be offered at
Saturday, February 2, 2013, at the
Gormley Funeral Home LLC 2706 Atlantic Avenue, AC. Visitation will begin at .
Family, friends, musical associates and extended family are invited to Celebrate "Bubba's" Life at Kelly's Corner Pub,
2721 Arctic Avenue, Atlantic
City, NJ, immediately
following the Memorial Service.