Otie 'O.T.' Cook Jr.
SALISBURY - Mr. Otie Taylor "O.T." Cook Jr., 93, of Salisbury, passed away Nov. 6, 2013, at Glenn A. Kiser Hospice House.
Mr. Cook was born Sept. 18, 1920, in Danville, Va., the son of the late Mary Lee Davis Cook and Otie Taylor Cook Sr. He attended Robert E. Lee Junior High, George Washington High School and the University of Kentucky, where he received an Associate Degree in Engineering.
O.T. was an electrical installer for Long Communications, which he helped start with Matt Long and Kip Hale. Mr. Cook was a veteran of the U.S. Army
and a D-Day veteran.
Preceding him in death was his wife, Sarah Pauline Yarbrough Cook, on Nov. 9, 1989.
Those left to cherish his memory are his son, Ed Cook (Rhonda) of Salisbury; daughter Carol Eppler of Jacksonville, Fla.; grandchildren Rebecca Eppler, Christy Cook and Cheree McDaniels (Mark); great-grandchildren Sarah, Bekkah and Madison JoAnn McDaniels.
Visitation and Service: Mr. Cook will receive friends from 10-11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 8 at Summersett Funeral Home. A graveside service will follow at 11 a.m. at Rowan Memorial Park conducted by Rev. Tom Cogan.
Memorials: Rowan County Hospice and Palliative Care, 720 Grove St., Salisbury, NC 28144.
Summersett Funeral Home is serving the Cook family. Online condolences may be made at www.summersettfuneralhome.com