William C. Cook, 86 of Greenville, Ohio passed away on Tuesday November 19, 2013 at 3:15 AM at Rest haven Nursing Home, Greenville, Ohio. He was born August 11, 1927 in Greenville, Ohio the son of the late Arthur R. & Alice (Strobel) Cook.
Bill served in the Army stationed in Alaska. When he returned from service, her worked for Ullerys’ Dairy and Dairy Maid. He also worked for the Greenville City Schools for 5 years retiring in 1989.
He is preceded in death by his parents; brother: Bobby Cook; brother in law: Everett Baker.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years Betty (Baker) Cook of Greenville; daughter & son in law: Sharon & Bruce Drew of Greenville; son & daughter in law: John & Pam Cook of Greenville; grandchildren & spouses: Matt & Karen Drew, Jenny & Jim King, Heather & Greg Zechar, Amy & Chad Beanblossom; great grandchildren: Laura, Ryan, & Rebecca Drew, Riley & Carson King, Austin & Tyler Zechar, & Evan Beanblossom; brother & sister in law: James & June Strobel of Greenville; sisters & brothers in law: Ruth Baker of Greenville, Kay & Paul Weiss of Greenville, Shirley Williams of Greenville; numerous nieces & nephews.
Services will be held on Friday November 22, 2013 at 2:00 PM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home with Rev. Doug Baker officiating. Burial will follow in St. John Church Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Thursday November 21, 2013 at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to State of the Heart Hospice or the Darke County Park District.
Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com