Leader of The Opposition and Member of Parliament for Killarney, Hon. Dr. Hubert A. Minnis, extends condolences on behalf of The Free National Movement, supporters and Bahamians to the Valley Boys Junkanoo Group and The Cooper family on the passing of Winton “Gus” Copper.
The Free National Movement joins the nation in mourning the loss of a cultural icon, Winston “Gus” Cooper, co-founder of the Valley Boys Junkanoo group in 1958. “Gus” dedicated his life to culture and assisted in the explosive growth that we see today in Junkanoo.
To the Cooper family, please know that you are in our prayers. May God be with you during this very difficult time.
“He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.” Revelation 21:4