Corporal Jeffrey Daniel Daves, of the USMC, 26, 407 W. Lime St., Blackburg, SC, passed away Sunday, January 12, 2020.
Born in Cleveland County on May 24, 1993, he was the son of Marshall and Danielle Cooper, Blacksburg and father Jeffrey C. Daves. While serving in the Marine Corps he was the recipient of the Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Sea Service Deployment Ribbon, Meritorious Mast, and Marksman Rifle Qualification Badge and earned his green belt in the Marine Corps Martial Arts program.
Left to cherish his memory are his two daughters; Jaelyn and Addilee Daves, Gaffney; brother-Nate Cooper and sister Shawna Cooper, Blacksburg; maternal grandmother Robin Dover, Blacksburg; paternal grandfather Marshall D. Cooper, Blacksburg; and paternal grandmother Ercell Daves, Boiling Springs, NC.
He is preceded in death by brother, Marshall L. Cooper and grandparents, Mary Frances Owens, Danny Owens and Steve Daves.
He was employed with TTI Electronics Disributing Company of Gaffney, SC as a forklift operator.
The family will receive friends Thursday, January 16, 2020 at Hopewell Baptist Church, 511 Old Chester Road, Blacksburg, SC, 1:30-3:00 PM with a celebration of life service to immediately follow. Reverends Greg Martin and Eddie Bolin will officiate. At other times the family will be at the home of his mother, 962 Old Chester Road, Blacksburg, SC.
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The Gore family of White Columns is serving the Daves family.
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