Services for James E. Cooper, the founder of a dry cleaning company, will be held at 10:30 a.m. today at the Union Memorial United Methodist Church, 2500 Harlem Ave.
Mr. Cooper, who was 72, died of cancer Wednesday at his home on Chelsea Terrace.
He was a partner in Aljae's Cleaners, a business he started more than 35 years ago.
Born in Baltimore, he was a graduate of the Carver Vocational-Technical High School and served as a cook in the Marine Corps in World War II.
He was a trustee of the Union Memorial United Methodist Church, where he also served on the administrative board, sang in the male chorus and was a member of the United Methodist Men.