Robert Lee Cook

Covington, VA-Robert Lee Cook, 81, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, at his residence.

Robert was born on Oct. 27, 1936, to the late Floyd Bruce Cook, Sr., and Elizabeth Plain Stone Cook in Sweet Chalybeate, VA.

Robert graduated Dunlap High School, class of 1954. He served his country enlisting in the Army and was stationed in Germany. He was a lifelong farmer, as well as a Papermaker for Westvaco for 43 years when he retired in 1999.

Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Jim Cook.

Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Charlotte Kersey Cook of Covington, VA; daughter, Kelly Cook of Sweet Chalybeate, VA; sons, Jeffery Cook (Margaret) of Sweet Chalybeate, VA, John Cook (Mary) of Gap Mills and Kevin Cook of Charleston, WV; sister, Judy Ann Howell of Iron Gate, VA; sister-in-law, Peggy Cook of Manassas, VA; brother, Pete Cook (Linda) of Sweet Chalybeate, VA; special cousin, Jack Harmon of Sweet Chalybeate, VA; grandchildren, Chelsea Cook, Sweet Chalybeate, VA, and Robert Cook, Chalybeate, VA.

Funeral services were held Sunday, Oct. 21, at Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in White Sulphur Springs, where Pastor Bill Gilliland officiated. Burial was in Sweet Chalybeate Community Cemetery in Virginia.

A visitation was held at the funeral home before the service.

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