Robert E. “Cooney” Doup

December 21, 1939 ‒ June 20, 2019

Fredericktown, Ohio

Robert E. “Cooney” Doup, age 79, of Fredericktown passed away on Thursday, June 20, 2019 at the Ohio Eastern Star Home.

He was born on December 21, 1939 in Mount Vernon to the late George and Florence (Fletcher) Doup.  Cooney was employed and retired from Continental Can after 34 years of service.  He was also a member of the Colonial City Moose Lodge #2555 in Mount Vernon.

Cooney is survived by his wife, of over 57 years, Hulda (Kuehn) Doup; his daughter Diane (Dave) Clippinger; his son Jeff (Brooke Henwood) Doup; two grandchildren, Allie (Clayton) Frost, Gracie Clippinger; his sister Georgene Ogle; and his brother Butch Doup.

In addition to his parents, Cooney was preceded in death by his brother Chick Doup; and his sisters, Mary Tanner and Nancy Doup.

In keeping with Cooney’s wishes, there will be no calling hours.  The family will observe a private service.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to:  Knox County Animal Shelter, Knox County Humane Society, or Kindred Hospice.

The family would like to thank the Ohio Eastern Star Home and Kindred Hospice for their wonderful care and compassion.

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The Snyder Funeral Home in Fredericktown is honored to serve the family of Robert E. “Cooney” Doup.


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  • Diane,
    My deepest sympathy to you and your family in the loss of your father.
    Sincerely, Vickie

  • Diane and families,
    I am so sorry for your loss. May God give you comfort at this time as only He can do! You are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Sam, Bunny and Jillian

  • My deepest sympathy.. I so enjoyed being your neighbor for a short time! My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • To the Doup family:
    So sorry to read of Cooney’s passing. I remember him and Hulda from the Moose when I was active there. He enjoyed life and was a great guy to many friends around him.
    Thinking of you during this difficult time.

    Roger Marra

  • Hula, Georgene and Butch and families, so very sorry to hear of the loss of your loved one. Many blessings and prayers at this time of sorrow.

  • We were saddened to read about Cooney’s passing. We are sending our deepest sympathy to his family and friends. It is such a loss, and he will be remembered by all. Sincerely, Susan and Dick Huggins/Fredericktown

  • So sorry for your loss! Thinking of you with prayers. Deepest Sympathy to all.

  • Hulda and diane,so sorry to hear of cooneys passing. I remember great times as henwood kids at your home. The great pizzas and campfires in the back woods. Cooney will be missed.

  • Hulda and family, I’m so very sorry to hear of Cooney’s passing. May God Bless you all and help you heal. I will always hold the great memories of him close to my heart and know he’s in heaven with those who love him as much as us, prayers to all❤️❤️, Wendy (Henwood)Wagner

  • We are so sad to hear of the passing of “Cooney”. We are thinking of all of you. He will be sadly missed !! Prayers and Hugs for all of you.