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Patrick Dennis Cooley

Born: Thu., Sep. 25, 1952
Died: Fri., Jan. 11, 2019

Memorial Service

2:00 PM Fri., Jan. 18, 2019
Location: Hatfield Funeral Home

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Pat passed away on January 11, 2019, after a 22-year battle with Parkinson’s Disease.  He was born on September 25, 1952, in Douglas, AZ.  Pat grew up and graduated high school in Bisbee.  He pursued an education in Aviation Technology and earned a degree from Cochise College, where he worked as a Flight Instructor.  Pat loved the outdoors.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing and target shooting.  He spent countless hours at his favorite lake or shooting range with family and friends.
Pat met his wife, Linda, in 1974.  They were married in 1975 and together, raised their two sons, Brian and Patrick.  In 1975, Pat went to work for the AZ Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Division.  In 1994, he began a second career as a Detention Officer for the Cochise County Sheriff’s Office.  In 1995, he transferred to the Cochise County Superior Court as a Security Officer.  In 1996, he was promoted to Chief of Security at the Courts where he remained until Parkinson’s Disease forced him into retirement.  
Pat was preceded in death by his older brother, Michael, his uncle, Samuel T. Holmes and his mother, Eva Mae Adams.  Pat is survived by his wife of 43 years, Linda, two sons, Brian and wife Leslie, Patrick and wife, Alyssa.  He has two grandchildren, Mandi and Kaleb.  He has an unborn grandchild, due in July.  He has a stepfather, Charles A. and stepbrother, Charles M. Adams and numerous other family and friends.  
Pat was loved and will be missed by everyone whose lives he touched.  Memorial services will be held at Hatfield’s Funeral Home, Sierra Vista, on January 18, 2019, at 2:00 P.M.  In lieu of flowers, donations are encouraged to made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation or a charity of your choice.    

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Jennifer (Barton) Dudas
   Posted Tue January 15, 2019
I am so sorry for your loss, Patrick. I just lost my dad in June and unfortunately understand the pain of losing a dad. I hope you and your family continue to heal and prayers are sent your way.

john Reidinger
   Posted Thu January 17, 2019
I am saddened to learn of the passing of my high school and hunting buddy Pat.
we spent many hours in the field hunting together and growing up. Pat was also the best man at my wedding. With Teddy keeping an eye on us, we roamed the Mule and Whetstone mountains as often as time and seasons allowed. Vaya con dios Pat.