James Carl Cooper, 87, of Frankfort, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, at St. Vincent Hospice House in Indianapolis. He was born on Jan. 20, 1930, in Monroe County, Ky., to William Howard and Kittie (Creek) Cooper. Jim married Lois “Jean” Lucas on Aug. 16, 1953, in Cutler, and she preceded him in death on April 7, 2011. At a young age, Jim moved to Frankfort and attended Frankfort High School. He was in the United States Army and served stateside during the Korean War.