MONROE- Mr. Robert Steele Cook, 90, passed away Friday, June 5, 2020.
Mr. Cook was born March 29, 1930 to the late James and Ruth Cook in Knoxville, TN. Mr. Cook proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict in the 82nd Airborne from 1950 to 1953. He retired from Eno River State Park. Mr. Cook attended Sardis Baptist Church in Monroe, NC. He was a member of the Harley Owners Group. Mr. Cook loved his Harley and Jeep and enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Mr. Cook is preceded in death by his wife, Lois D. Cook; parents, James and Ruth Cook.
Mr. Cook is survived by his daughter, Mary Lou Clark (Samuel) of Monroe, NC; son, Robert Steven Cook of Raleigh, NC; brother, Jerry R. Cook of Ohio; sister, Mary Lou Ratliff of Columbus, OH; grandchildren, Samuel Forest Clark and Randall Steele Clark; great-grandchildren, Olivia Clark and Lawson Clark.
A private graveside service will be held at Oak Grove Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be directed to Hospice Pallative Care, 7845 Little Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28226.