Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Robert Franklin Cook (Cowboy) (May 7, 2012)

Robert Franklin Cook (Cowboy), 64 of Greenville, went to be with the Lord May 7, 2012. Robert was born in Greenville, Ohio on May 1, 1948. He is the son of Robert Lee Cook and Edith Elizabeth Cook (Wood)

He is survived by his mother; 4 sisters, Pamela (Lee) Cable, Mildred (Don) Langston, Karen (Ron) Besecker, Kathy (Brent) Weidner; one brother, Phillip (Arin) Cook; two daughters, Alissa (Michael) Schillinger, Amanda (Philip) Chiappini; two grandsons, Bennett and Easton Chiappini; special friend, Deborah Mayer, and numerous nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his father, Robert Lee Cook; grandparents, Harley and Jennie (Stump) Cook, Clisba and Margeurite (Broughman) Wood and step grandmother Lela (Edwards) Wood.

Robert was a veteran of the United States Navy, serving on USS Canopus. He was an avid sports fan, loved gardening, being outdoors and traveling.

Services will be held on Monday May 14, 2012 at 2:00 PM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio with visitation one hour prior to the service. Pastor Sam Shilot and Pastor John Nunnally will be officiating. Burial with military honors by the Greenville Veterans Honor Guard will be held at Oak Grove Cemetery, Fort Jefferson, Ohio. Memorial contributions may be made to State of the Heart Hospice.

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