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File #: 0124X-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ceremonial Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/8/2020 In control: Hardin
On agenda: 9/14/2020 Final action: 9/17/2020
Title: To honor, recognize and celebrate the life of Caleb Benjamin Cooperrider 1984-2020
Sponsors: Shannon G. Hardin, Elizabeth Brown, Mitchell Brown, Rob Dorans, Shayla Favor, Emmanuel V. Remy, Priscilla Tyson


To honor, recognize and celebrate the life of Caleb Benjamin Cooperrider 1984-2020                     



WHEREAS, Caleb was known for being many things among those included being an advocate for SAW, Special Olympics, Big Brothers Big Sisters, and  his special project Dude Charity; and


WHEREAS, Caleb was a son, brother, friend, beacon of hope and inspiration to many, extended family to all, an all-around great human being; and

WHEREAS, Caleb was the Dude. The dude who loved everyone, touched every life and gave selflessly to anyone in need; and

WHEREAS, Caleb’s last dudely act was the donation of his life to help others in need. The world is a little dimmer however Caleb will truly continue to shine; and

WHEREAS, Caleb loved life, and lived it to the fullest, he was a huge sports fan, attended 14 MLB stadiums, 8 Big 10 stadiums and multiple NFL stadiums. All in support of his favorite teams; and

WHEREAS, when Caleb wasn’t giving back to the community he was supporting small local restaurants, shops, and business. Whenever there was time Caleb loved to travel, he visited 46 of the 50 states; and

, Caleb is survived by his loving family father, Larry Cooperrider,;mother Dee Miller, sisters, Carrie (Chad)Williams and Cassie (Justin) Kibler; identical twin brother, Zachary (Desiree) Cooperrider;  nieces and nephews,  Cooper, Owen, Ava, Ila and Makenzie; close friends, Jaye Keaser and Veronika Karas and numerous loving supportive friends; now therefore,


BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS: That this Council does hereby honor, recognize, and celebrate the life of Caleb Benjamin Cooperrider.