Willie Cooper is a U.S. Army Veteran who fought in WW II and went missing after driving away from his home in Madisonville, Texas shortly after midnight on June 21, 2000 as his wife was asleep. Willie Cooper suffers from Alzheimer’s Disease and it is unlike Willie to just leave his wife of 52 years with no notice. Family members said that he may have tried to drive his 1995 Chevrolet pickup truck to his hometown in Daingerfield, Texas which is about 184 miles from where he lived with his wife. Police located his vehicle, which had apparantly overheated, along the side of the road in Fairfield, Texas. Fairfield is located about 49 miles north of Madisonville and in the direction of Dallas, Texas. The police that inspected the locked truck said there were no signs of foul play.
Willie Cooper was 74 years old at the time he went missing in 2000. Willie Cooper is 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighed approximately 214 pounds at the time he went missing. Willie is slightly balding with black hair and brown eyes. Willie kept a thin mustache and had no known tattoos. At the time he went missing, Willie Cooper was wearing a gray knit shirt with a Texas Rangers logo, black pants and a black baseball cap.
If you have any information about the whereabouts of Willie Cooper, contact the Texas Department of Public Safety at 512-424-5074 reference case # M0007005 or the Dallas Police Department, Detective J. Fuller at 214-670-5389 reference case # 566794-J. (NamUs MP # 9105)