Joseph Michael Cooper, 59, of Burlington, died at 9:45 a.m. Monday, Aug. 7, 2017.

Mr. Cooper was born Jan. 1, 1958, in Plainwell, Michigan. On Sept. 18, 1975, he married Debbie Clawson in Burlington.

He was an accomplished sprint car driver and could fix anything. He enjoyed fishing and riding motorcycles and ATVs.

Survivors include his wife; three children, Jody Cooper, Jamie Limkemann and Crystal Stimpson; three grandchildren; three sisters, Carol Fritz, Sandy Cooper and Pam Eversmeyer; one brother, Bill Cooper; and nieces and nephews.

The funeral for Mr. Cooper will be 11 a.m. today at Lunning Chapel, with the Rev. Ned Fry officiating.

A memorial has been established to help with final expenses.