Howard R. Cook Send Condolences
Howard R. Cook, 82, of Nitro passed away at home on Thursday, April 12, 2012 surrounded by his loving family.
He was a lifelong resident of Nitro, a graduate of Nitro High School, former employee of American Viscose, former employee of Teague and Sons, a US Marine Corps veteran of the Korean War, and attended Nitro Church of the Nazarene.
He was preceded in death by his parents Charlie and Lena Mae Fowler Cook, his wife Virginia Angell Cook, son James Cook, brother Harold Cook, and sisters Betty Sizemore and Dorothy Buckenheimer.
Howard is survived by his daughters Rebecca Martin and husband Dana, Debbie Rollyson and husband Mark, Amy Estep, and Kim Miller and husband Kent, sons, Robert Cook and wife Lucy and John Cook and wife Becky, sister Viola Long and husband Jay, 21 grandchildren, and 17 great-grandchildren.
A service to celebrate Howard’s life will be held at 3:30 PM Sunday, April 15, 2012 at Cooke Funeral Home Chapel, 2002 20th St. Nitro with Pastor David Clark officiating. Burial will follow in Haven of Rest Memory Gardens, Red House, WV. There will be a gathering of family and friends from 6 to 8 PM Saturday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial donations to HospiceCare, 1606 Kanawha Blvd. W, Charleston, WV 25387-2536.
The family would like to express a special thank you to Becky Cain and Kerri Hill for their loving care and support of Howard, and the workers and staff of HospiceCare.
1606 Kanawha Blvd. W
Charleston, WV 25387C
Haven of Rest Memory Gardens
Saturday, April 14, 2012
Cooke Funeral Home Chapel.
Cooke Funeral Home Chapel on Sunday, April 15, 2012. Pastor David Clark officiating.