Wayne Weaver Cook
Alexander - Wayne Weaver Cook, 91, of Alexander, died on Saturday, June 15, 2013, at the John F. Keever Hospice Solace Center.
A native of Buncombe Co., Mr. Cook was a son of the late Calvin and Ann Young Cook. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Lorene Spivey Cook, sister, Una Maney, and brother, Charles Cook.
Mr. Cook retired from the City of Asheville, where he worked as a plumbing inspector. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army
, and was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church.
Mr. Cook is survived by his daughter, Karen Harwood, and husband David; sisters, Merita Bradley, Rose Corbin, and Linda Cook; brothers, Luke, Tom, Frank, and Young Cook; and grandchildren, Jeremy and Ashley Harwood.
A funeral service for Mr. Cook will be on Monday at 3:00 p.m. at the Groce Funeral Home chapel on Patton Ave. with the Rev. Charles Phillips and Pastor Duke Seager officiating. Interment will follow at Green Hills Cemetery.
His family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to CarePartners Hospice, P.O. Box 25338, Asheville, NC 28813, or to the Macedonia Baptist Church Building Fund, 1468 Jenkins Valley Rd., Alexander, NC 28701.
The online register may be signed at www.grocefuneralhome.com