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John W. Cooke Sr.

June 1, 1933 May 24, 2019
John W. Cooke Sr.
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John W. Cooke, Sr., age 85, of Plymouth, passed away Friday, May 24, 2019. John was born June 1, 1933 in Hammond, Indiana to James H. Cooke and Adaline Stuebe Cooke, both deceased. He was a Veteran, having served in the U.S. Army. He was a fun-loving person who loved spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren, he also loved woodworking, fishing, camping and horses. He has spent the last six years at Millers Merry Manor in Plymouth where the staff took excellent care of him and his family. On July 6, 1952 in Corinth, Mississippi, he married his wife of 66 years, Elizabeth “Betty” Laramie Cooke, she survives. Also surviving are his sons, Robert Cooke (Kathy) of Plymouth, Daniel Cooke (Linda) of Florida, David Cooke (Janet) of Walkerton, Gregory Cooke of Florida, and John Cooke Jr. (Cindy) of Plymouth, his daughter in law, Vicki Cooke of Plymouth, numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother, James L. Cooke, a sister, Juanita Prince, and two grandchildren, David Cooke Jr. and Bobbi Cooke. Funeral services will be Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 1pm (CT), with visitation two hours prior to services at M.C. Smith Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Eagle Creek Cemetery in Knox. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the family for the purchase of a headstone.


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Visitation

Wednesday

29

May

11:00 AM 5/29/2019 11:00:00 AM - 1:00 PM 5/29/2019 1:00:00 PM
MC Smith Funeral Home

153 E. Washington St
Knox, IN 46534

MC Smith Funeral Home
153 E. Washington St Knox 46534 IN
United States

Service

Wednesday

29

May

1:00 PM 5/29/2019 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 5/29/2019 2:00:00 PM
MC Smith Funeral Home

153 E. Washington St
Knox, IN 46534

MC Smith Funeral Home
153 E. Washington St Knox 46534 IN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Eagle Creek Cemetery Final Resting Place

0250 N. 700 E.
Knox, IN 46534

0250 N. 700 E. Knox 46534 IN
United States
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