, age 74, of Festus, Mo. passed away Wednesday, July 26, 2017, at his home. He was born Sept. 9, 1942, in Bell City, Missouri the son of the late Maude (nee McDaniels) Cook and Roy W. Cook.
He is survived by his wife Carol (nee Flanigan) Cook; sons Tony (Mendy) Cook of Herculaneum, Missouri, and Michael (Trisha) Cook of Festus; daughters Lisa (Larry) Brown of Barnhart, Missouri, and Sherri Cook (the late Billy) Roth of Festus; sisters Bonnie (the late Dean) Hankins of Farmington, Missouri, and Ethel (the late Charles) Crocker of Hillsboro, Missouri; grandchildren Brandy (Jeris) Moonier, Tyler Cook, Nicholas White, Todd Montgomery, Kody Roth, Allie Cook, Katie Brown, Chance Roth, Duncan Cook, Dalton Cook; and great-grandchildren Tate Moonier, Ellie Moonier, Tristan Montgomery and Ella Montgomery.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his beloved son Steve M. Cook and brothers Jackie (the late Judith) Cook, Jerry L. (Shirley survives of California) Cook, Roy Russell Cook and Richard (Doris survives of Herculaneum) Metcalf.
He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Pevely, Mo., and Elks #1721 in Festus.
Graveside Service at 1:00 p.m. Friday, July 28, 2017, at Zion Lutheran Cemetery in Pevely, officiated by Rev. Richard Sanders of Piedmont, Mo. Memorials in his memory are preferred to Festus/Crystal City Food Pantry or St. Jude Children’s Cancer Network.