Derrill "Cookie" Cook, age 64 of Pekin, passed away Friday, August 20, 2021, at his home, with his beloved wife, Barbara, at his side.
Born September 27, 1956 in Louisville, Kentucky, he was the son of the late Wilbur L. and Gloria (Andrews) Cook.
He retired from Kitchen Kompact in Jeffersonville after 28 years and was a life long mechanic. He was a resident of Washington County for most of his life and attended West Washington Schools.
He enjoyed spending his free time four wheeling and at the family farm.
On November 27, 1991 he married his soul mate, Barbara (Hannah) Cook, who survives.
Also surviving are 2 daughters: Leslie (Eddie) Warren of Palmyra and Angi (Kevin) Turner-Parker of Sellersburg; 2 sons: Shane (Andrea) Hargis of Salem and Cassidy (Tasha) Marion of Paoli; 2 brothers: Ronnie Renfro of Underwood and Bruce Leffler of Georgia; 10 grandchildren: Jonathan Caldwell, Hannah Herron, David McCormick Jr, Seth Warren, Bradey, Halle, and Niles Hargis, Gavin, Cherish, and Mariah Marion. And 1 great grandchild, Luna Herron. His grandchildren also included 6 extended family members: Jade Bryant, Logan and Owen Hughes, Brandon Ault, and Isaiah and Lilly Webb.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister: Debra Cook, Stepmother: Lucille Cook, and Stepfather: Stanley Leffler.
Funeral Service: 11:00 am Wednesday at Dawalt Funeral Home followed by interment in Mt. Carmel Cemetery.
Visitation: 4 to 8 pm Tuesday and after 10 am Wednesday at Dawalt Funeral Home.
Memorial Contributions to:
Mt. Carmel Cemetery
6906 South Bud Miller Road
Salem, Indiana 47167
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