James Michael Cooney, 66, of Durand, passed away on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at Memorial Healthcare in Owosso. Funeral service will be held on Monday, December 16, 2019 at 1:00pm at Watkins Brothers Funeral Homes, Durand Chapel, Rev. John Walworth will officiate. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 11:00am until the service.
Jimmy was born on May 1, 1953 in Lansing, Michigan to the late Michael Alfred and Katherine Emily (Pence) Cooney. He graduated from the Michigan School for the Blind in the class of 1976. Jimmy knew sports and music like the back of his hand, he liked any kind of music, especially classic rock.
James is survived by his two brothers; John (Mary) Cooney and Jeff Cooney, and his two nieces; Natasha and Courtney.
He was predeceased by his father on September 23, 2012, his mother on May 6, 2014, and his sister Jacalyn on September 13, 2016.
Memorial contributions in Jimmy's name are suggested to the Cooney family for future designation.