Sir Richard Powell Cooper, 5th Baronet, died suddenly, 5 March, 2006. He was aged 71.
He was born 13 April, 1934, son of Sir Francis Ashmole Cooper, 4th Bt, and was educated at Marlborough.
He married in 1957, Angela Marjorie, daughter of Eric Wilson, of Norton-on-Tees, Durham, by whom he had a son Adrian, and two daughters, Jane Alice, and Belinda Gay. Lady Cooper died 18 July 2004. He is succeeded by his only son, Richard Adrian Cooper, who was b. 21 Aug 1960.
The funeral service will be held at St Mary's Church, Beaminster on Monday, 13 March 2006.
Source: Daily Telegraph 8 Mar 2006