William Earl Cook, Jr.
William Cook, Jr., 66, passed away on Thursday, October 3, 2013 surrounded by his family at Bright Kavanagh in Des Moines. William was born on November 27, 1946 in Des Moines to William, Sr. and Olive Cook. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War. William was employed by the State of Iowa for 29½ years. William is survived by his wife, Dee, children, Robert, Jamie (Shawn), Gary (Dawn), Ray, Danny (Darlean) and Michael (Amanda), grandchildren, Joshua, Alysha, Breanna, Emily (Shawn), Tylor, Ruth and Maddison, and many other beloved family members.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at Hamilton's Funeral Home, 605 Lyon Street. Family will greet friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, October 7, also at the funeral home. Burial will take place at Iowa Veteran Cemetery at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday following the service. Condolences may be expressed at www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com.
Published in Des Moines Register on Oct. 6, 2013