Jesse Red Cook (1930 - 2017)

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Jesse "Red" Cook, 86, Cynthiana, died Sunday, April 9, 2017.
He was born in Grayson County, Ky., Dec. 3, 1930, a son of the late John T. and Minnie Elder Cook. He was a member of Cynthiana Christian Church, retired from Grede and was the owner of Cook Rock Hauling.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Hilda Jean Hurst Cook, a son, Jesse Dale Cook and several brothers and sisters.
Suvivors include: his wife, Mildred Ruth Nichols Cook; son, Smiser J. Cook, Delaware; daughters, Joyce Ann Driskell, Harrodsburg, Betty Jo McCauley and Rebecca Jean Williams, Cynthiana; stepson, Henry Nichols; stepdaughters, Susan Anderson, Patricia Nichols and their families; one brother, Chester D. Cook, Indiana; one sister, Cathy Childress, Shrewsbury, Ky.; grandchildren, Jeremy Sharp, Jonathan Sharp, Jesse D. Cook, Margaret McCauley, Brandon Cook, John Michael McCauley and Alyssa Cook; and great-grandchildren, Jasmine Sharp, Bentley McCauley and Aubrey Cook.
Services will be conducted Friday, April 14 at 1 p.m. at Drake-Whaley-McCarty Funeral Home, by Dr. Timothy Teater, with burial in Battle Grove Cemetery. Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Bluegrass Navigators or Cynthiana Christian Church.
www.drakewhaleymccartyfuneralhome.com
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Drake-Whaley-McCarty Funeral Home
112 North Walnut Street
Cynthiana, KY 41031
(859) 234-6333
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Published in The Cynthiana Democrat on Apr. 13, 2017