James Termaine Cooper

It is with great sorrow that we write to inform you of the sudden death of James Tremaine Cooper, beloved husband, father, brother, and son. Tremaine was felled by a tree, while working outdoors near his farm in Bluemont, VA.

Tremaine was born on May 8, 1968 to Peter and Diana (Starr) Cooper at Yale-New Haven Hospital, in New Haven, CT.He spent his childhood in the town of Bethany, and was a graduate of The Foote School, The Hopkins School, and Colby College, graduating with a degree in Geology in 1991.

Tremaine was an internationally-renowned equestrian Cross-Country course designer, building and designing courses from England to New Zealand, and from Florida to Oregon. His jumps were technically challenging and beautifully constructed. Tremaine was a lifelong equestrian himself, and a woodworker. He was an artist with wood.

Tremaine is survived by his wife Marion, his daughter Sadie, and his son James. Also by his parents, his brother Elisha, by countless in-laws, nieces and nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles, friends, and all the animals on his farm.

There will be a memorial on Monday, March 22, 2:00, at Morven Park in Leesburg (Mansion parking lot). There will also be a family memorial in June in Connecticut.

A fund is being established in Tremaine’s honor within the USEA Foundation. Please send donations to the USEA Foundation, 525 Old Waterford Road NW, Leesburg, VA 20176 or donate online atwww.useafoundation.org/donateand indicate on the donation that it is In Honor of Tremaine.

Arrangements by Hall Funeral Home, Purcellville, VA. Please visit www.hallfh.com to express online condolences to the family.

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