Charles Larry Cook
1950 - 2020
BORN
1950
DIED
2020
Charles Larry Cook was born on September 2, 1950 in Magnolia, MS to Edward and Johnnie Bea Cook. Charles was known as "Larry" to family and "Cookie" to co-workers. Charles passed away, at home, on July 27, 2020, surrounded by family. He graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1969, enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1970. Charles was employed at U.S. Steel Corporation – Gary Works from 1969 until his retirement in 2014. He was married to his high school sweetheart, Sue Cunningham, on June 1, 1974. He was known to enjoy traveling, visiting the local health club and spending time with his family. He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife of 46 years, Sue; sons, Ivan (Narkeatar) and Ernest Cook both of Gary, IN; siblings Paulette Cook, Anitrice Dubois both of Indianapolis, IN, Steve (Brenda) Cook of Anna, TX, Denise Cook and Monya Cook both of Gary, IN; grandchildren, Ivan Jr., Iyana and Kameron. Public viewing and visitation: Saturday, August 1, 2020 9-11a.m. Funeral Service: Saturday, August 1, 2020 11:00a.m. All services at Van Buren Missionary Baptist Church, 2585 Van Buren Street in Gary, IN. Internment: Oak Hill Cemetery


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Published by Post-Tribune on Jul. 30, 2020.
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Aug
1
Visitation
9:00a.m. - 11:00a.m.
Van Buren Missionary Baptist Church
2585 Van Buren Street, Gary, IN
Aug
1
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11:00a.m.
Van Buren Missionary Baptist Church
2585 Van Buren Street, Gary, IN
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Sue and Family, My prayers and condolences are with you and your family. May God comfort you all and memories of your time with Charles and God's grace smile on you and give you peace. God Bless you all.
Florine Smith Weston
Friend
August 9, 2020
My condolences to Charles Larry Cook a long time friend and coworker Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.Charles Larry Cook may you Rest In Peace my friend
Jerome Hicks
Family
August 2, 2020
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived. It has been many years since graduation but I so remember the two of you. know that you and your family are in my prayers. Your classmate of 1969
Bettie (Brooks) Wilson
Classmate
August 2, 2020
Tom Piunti
Coworker
August 1, 2020
I join the Roosevelt Class of 1969 in expressing my condolences to the family, especially to you Sue. What a beautiful journey you shared for 46+ years. It was always a pleasure to visit with you two at numerous class reunions. To God be the Glory for the life of Charles.
Ernest C Battle
Friend
August 1, 2020
Michael Cody
Classmate
August 1, 2020
Cookie Rest in Peace!!!! Remembering the good times.Please dont all the bologna and donuts..
Scarlet Ledbetter
Coworker
July 31, 2020
Cookie RIP.Dont eat all the Bolgiea and Donuts.
Scarlet Ledbetter
Coworker
July 31, 2020
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.
Gwendolyn West
Coworker
July 31, 2020
Peaches Lewis
Coworker
July 31, 2020
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Marsha Clemmons
Friend
July 31, 2020
Condolences to the family of our friend and classmate Charles and to his wife and classmate Sue we wish to send our love and prayers and may it help get you through this difficult time
Willie & Toni Price
Classmate
July 31, 2020
Sue, Ivan, Keta & Ernie, I am saddened by the loss of My 1st cousin, Larry Cook. Even though we have not talked much this still hurts. My heart ❤ goes out to the entire Cook family, friends and extended family. Larry was a Grrrreat man an will be sadly MISSED! My sincerest condolences. God bless Us All.
Armeca Hayes
July 30, 2020
William (Billy) Lomax
Friend
July 30, 2020
Norris Taylor
Friend
July 30, 2020
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Raymond Peeples
Friend
July 30, 2020
A very kind person. Condolences to the family.
Lynette “Mickens “ Batiste RHS ‘68
July 30, 2020
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
Lorraine Malone
Coworker
July 30, 2020
To The Cooks:Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.
Clyde Horton
Friend
July 30, 2020
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