Carl Jr. Cook

Carl Jr. Cook 

1950-2016

Carl Jr. Cook, 66, passed away Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016. He was born on Sept. 8, 1950, in Pikeville, Kentucky to the late Edison and Stella Ramey McClanahan. He is survived by his wife of 18 years Lori Lynn Cook.

Carl proudly served his country as a United States Marine during the Vietnam War. He was employed for 22 years by Northwest Airlines as a ramp supervisor. He had a passion for working on cars and motorcycles; and recently acquired a Ford Galaxie to restore. He loved old movies, particularly Westerns, spending time with his children and grandchildren, and horseback riding.

In addition to his wife, Carl is survived by seven children, Crystal Prescott (Chris), Chelsea Cook (Shane), Chasity Cook (Willie) Cody Cook, and Sonny, Michael and Kenneth Cook; one granddaughter, SkyLee Childers and four other grandchildren; two brothers, Wayne and Ed McClanahan; a family of in-laws that loved him dearly and by Crystal, Chelsea and Chasity’s mother, Candace Cook.

The funeral service will be 11 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016, at Wilder Funeral Home Perryville. Burial will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery. Visitation will be 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7, 2016, at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Fallen and Wounded Soldiers Fund, P.O. Box 33099, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 48303-0003.