Jacob "Jay" Koop

Jacob (Jay) Koop

89 years, of Kingsville, passed away peacefully at home on Nov 1, 2017. Leaving to mourn and miss him, wife of 64 years Helen Koop. Loving father of Patti and Ross Barnwell, Barb and Bob Dick, Bill Koop, Don Koop, and Opa of Heather and Shannon Barnwell, Kaitlyn and Carly Dick.  Also mourned by sister Mary Bulbeck (Murray), brother Art Koop (Sharon).  Brother-in-law Jake Fast (the late Barb), Frank Fast (Verna), George Fast (the late Elaine) Anne Fast (the late Henry), Bob Fast (Gloria), Bill Fast (Jane).  Predeceased by his siblings Peter Koop and sister-in law Elsa, Henry Koop and sister-in-law Velma, Betty Manery and brother-in-law Lyle.  Also mourned by many nieces, nephews and friends. Jay was a dedicated family man leaving many precious memories.  Jay was an auto-mechanic and operated Jay's Auto Service in Leamington for many years.  He was a long-time church sound technician and sang in many choirs over the years.  In retirement he volunteered for New To You shop which funded Emmanuel Christian Academy, and the Et Cetera Shop/ Ten Thousand Villages, which fund MCC.  A private service will be held.  Donations may be made to Erie Shores Health Foundation by contacting Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell St, Leamington (519-326-2631) or at www.reidfuneralhome.ca