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Condolences to the family and loved ones of Jakob Cooper

Jakob Cooper 
March 7, 1996 – March 27, 2018

We are saddened by the loss of one of our fellow Golden Bears, Jakob Cooper, of Beckley, West Virginia. Jakob was a sophomore studying Forensic Investigation.

WVU Tech’s Division of Student Life is always available to provide support to students, faculty and staff.  For those who need support, please reach out to our counseling services office by phone at 304.929.1237 (available 24 hours a day) or in person during regular business hours at 505 S. Kanawha Street in Beckley. More information about support is available online at

A Celebration of Life Service for Jakob Daniel Cooper will be held at Rose and Quesenberry Peace Chapel in Beckley, on Friday, March 30, 2018, at 1:00 PM.  A rite of committal will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens at Prosperity, WV. Friends may visit with the family from 11:00 AM until service time on Friday at the funeral home. 

For further information, please view Jakob’s obituary.

We share our deepest sympathies with the family and all of Jakob’s loved ones during this difficult time.  

Richard Carpinelli
Dean of Students