David Cook, 55, of 245 Papa Cook Road, Boone, died Tuesday morning, October 2, 2012.
David was born February 26, 1957, in Watauga County, a son of Grant and Zola Harmon Cook. He was an employee of the North Carolina Department of Transportation, and a member of Mount Vernon Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, David is survived by his wife, Ruth Hoover Cook of the home; two daughters, Jessica Dawn Cook of Windsor, Colo., and Michelle Cook Gaston and husband, Haynes, of Charlotte; one son, Brian David Cook and wife, Stacey, of Boone; his grandchild, Catherine Faith Cook of Boone; one brother, Mark Cook and wife, Janet, of Boone; one sister, Kimberly Hyatt of Boone; three sisters-in-law, Janice Nelsen and husband, Paul, of Beulah, N.D., Mary Hendricks and husband, Roger, of Anderson, S.C., and Rebecca Ashbridge and husband, Stephen, of Eden Prairie, Minn., and one brother-in-law, Harry Hoover and wife, Joan, of Sandy, Utah. He is also survived by a number of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father and mother-in-law, Don and Carol Hoover; his maternal grandparents, Boyd and Bessie Harmon, and his paternal grandparents, Roscoe and Ina Cook.
Funeral services for David Cook will be conducted 11 a.m. Friday October 5, 2012, at Mount Vernon Baptist Church. The body will lie in state, at the church, from 10 to 11 a.m. Officiating will be the Reverend Bud Russell. Burial will follow in Mount Vernon Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Thursday evening, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Mount Vernon Baptist Church.
Flowers are appreciated, or memorial contributions may be made to the Mount Vernon Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 3505 Bamboo Road, Boone, North Carolina, 28607.
Online condolences may be sent to the Cook family at http://www.hamptonfuneralnc.com.
Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.