Cooper’s dad is pausing for a moment of silence today (photo: July 12, 2014… no signs of distress, only relaxation and contentment) Cooper’s dad is pausing for a moment of silence today. A day of remembrance. RIP Cooper Noel – July 14, 2014. Next Blog By jeff noel Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites. View all of jeff noel's posts.