David B. Hooper

A private family celebration of the life of David B. Hooper, 70-year-old Riverton and Dubois resident who passed away Monday evening, Feb. 1st, will be held by his family next summer. Mr. Hooper died at the home of his sister in Buffalo while surrounded by family. [image: Inline image 1] David Browning Hooper was born on January 28, 1946, in Deadwood, South Dakota to Richard and Redell Hooper. He grew up and went to school in Sundance and graduated from the Sundance High School with the class of 1964. After high school, he attended the University of Wyoming where he received a Bachelors Degree. He was married in 1967 in Albany, New York to Noela Thomas and they made their home in Laramie where David was accepted into the University of Wyoming School of Law. He received his Juris Doctor from Wyoming in 1972 and took a job with the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington D.C. He worked in Washington for a few years before moving to Delaware where he worked as an attorney until 1976. He and Noela moved back to Wyoming and established Hooper Law Office in Riverton where he worked until he retired in 2015. David always spent as much time as he could trying to help others in his profession and life. David was an avid fly fisherman and enjoyed the outdoors. He is survived by one son, Michael Hooper and his wife Erin of Seattle, Washington; two daughters Jennifer Hooper also of Seattle and Sarah Hooper of Albany, New York; three brothers, Richard Hooper and his wife Suzy of Vancouver, Washington, Bruce Hooper and his wife Tammy of Laramie, Wyoming and Lindsay Hooper and his wife Candy of Washington D.C.; three sisters Lisa Griffith and her husband Arnie of Buffalo, Jill Hartman of Sundance Wyoming and Karol Scott of Buffalo; one grandson Jetson Hooper and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents. Donations in Mr. Hooper's memory may be made to the Susie Bowling Lawrence Hospice in care of the Harness Funeral Home at 351 N. Adams in Buffalo. #county10 #obits