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Walter Cook, Jr.

September 13, 1926 - May 24, 2014

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Service

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 11 A.M. Vernon Asbury Cemetery

Visitation

6-8 p.m. Tuesday, May 27, 2014 Skillman, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home

Walter “Wade” Cook, Jr., 87, of Springfield, passed away Saturday, May 24, 2014 in Essex of Springfield.


He was born September 13, 1926 in Lonaconing, Maryland the son of Walter Wade and Cecelia (Monahan) Cook, Sr.


Wade served his country in the United States Marine Corps during World War II. He retired as a manager from Lowes. Wade enjoyed watching professional football and loved to spend time with family.


Wade is survived by his son, Wade (Jodie) Cook III of Mechanicsburg; daughters, Anna E. Ogan of Circleville and Susan L. (Jeffrey) Parks of Columbus, grandchildren, Janelle, Kevin, Kenny, Jessica, Justin, Jared and Amy, 8 great grandchildren and 1 on the way; brother, John Ackerson of Cumberland, MD; as well as several nieces and nephews.


Wade was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 63 years, Edith Cook; a granddaughter, Amanda Cook; sisters, Wilma Woolard and Lenore Jackson; brothers, Ray and Richard Ackerson.


A gathering of family and friends will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 27, 2014 in the SKILLMAN, MCDONALD & VERNON Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg. Graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Vernon Asbury Cemetery with Deacon Keith Pack officiating.


Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.


Condolences

Kenny Rash - May 27, 2014

Justin & Courtney-
I am very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Kenny Rash & Family

Kenny Rash - May 27, 2014

Justin & Courtney-I am very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Kenny Rash & Family

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