During his diversified professional life, he received several honors including the Fellowship Award from the ASCE and being nominated as an Engineer of Distinction by the Engineers Joint Council. In 2001, Mr. Cooney was granted an honorary doctorate of engineering from Rose Hulman.
Services are 11:30 a.m. Friday at Plainfield United Methodist Church. Entombment will be at Maple Hill Cemetery.
Calling is for an hour prior to the service at the church.
Hampton-Gentry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be sent to the Cooney family at www.hamptongentry.com.