In Memoriam

Mark Cooper

Member since 2009

Area of Concentration
Development and Maintenance of Cemeteries

Managing partner
Seaside Memorial Park & Funeral Home, Rose Hills Cemetery & Funeral Home, Corpus Christi, Texas

Mark began his career at a very young age helping his grandfather hand dig graves. Born in East Texas he began his over 50-year funeral career with Anderson Clayton Brothers managing funerals and cemetery operations on a daily basis. He later went on to use his vision of cemetery operations at Restland Funeral Home and Cemetery in Dallas, TX. This was prior to its acquisition of Restland to Stewart Enterprises, which then was serving over 4000 families a year.

Mark has served as President of the Texas Cemetery Association Board for several terms and is still an active Board Member. Mark has now been with Carriage Services for 12 years and offers his time to assist with any MP’s that may have questions or are seeking advice regarding ROI for cremation garden mausoleums, chapel mausoleums, cremation niches or any other construction aspects or projects.