Army Sgt. David K. Cooper, 25, of Williamsburg, Ky.
Sgt. Cooper was assigned to Forward Support Company, 4th Battalion, 42nd Field Artillery, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas; died Aug. 27, 2008 in Baghdad of wounds sustained in Qadasiyah, Iraq, when his dismounted patrol came under small arms fire.
Soldier from Williamsburg is killed in Iraq
The Associated Press
FRANKFORT, Ky. — A Kentucky soldier has been killed in Iraq, the Pentagon said.
Sgt. David K. Cooper, 25, of Williamsburg, died Wednesday in Baghdad of wounds suffered when his patrol came under small-arms fire, according to a statement from the military.
Cooper was stationed at Fort Hood, Texas.
Gov. Steve Beshear has ordered that flags at state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on the day of Cooper’s funeral.
Croley Funeral Home in Williamsburg is handling arrangements, including a yet-to-be-scheduled memorial service sometime next week.
Jerry Croley, owner of the funeral home, said Cooper’s body was being flown back from Iraq last night.
Army Sgt. David K. Cooper was killed in action on 8/27/08.