Charles "Chuck" Franklin Cook

28 November, 19656 July, 2021

Charles (Chuck) Franklin Cook, 55, of Kempner passed away at his home on July 5, 2021.

Visitation will be held at Crawford Bowers Funeral Home in Copperas Cove on August 16, 2021 at 10 am. He was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, on November 28, 1965, to Paul and Olive Katherine Cook. He graduated from Copperas Cove High School and attended Central Texas College for welding classes. He held numerous jobs throughout his life, with the longest and most rewarding being as a store clerk for more than 20 years at Christensen’s Store in Kempner. His outgoing and caring demeanor made him a local fixture at the store. He enjoyed firearms, welding, and motorcycles.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Kathy Cook.

Survivors include his brother, Steve Cook, of Lampasas; his niece Alette Cook, and nephews Scooter and Duncan Cook.

Chuck had an unwavering support for Veterans, so in lieu of flowers, a donation in his honor can be made to Wounded Warrior Program.


  • Wounded Warrior Program


  • Memorial Service

    Monday, 16 August , 2021


Charles "Chuck" Franklin Cook

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Wayne Steppy

13 August 2021

Having grown up with Chuck and knowing how friendly he was, I know he will be missed by many. Some of the fondest memories of my youth involve the Cooks! I'm very sorry for the loss you and everyone that knew him surely must feel.

Wayne Steppy

Patti Thomas

14 July 2021

Steve & family,
So very sorry to hear about Charlie's passing. You have had a very rough year losing your mom, dad, and now your brother. My Pleasant Lane memories are such happy ones with you and your family.
I am praying for you!
Patti Thomas

Cynthia Reeves

12 July 2021

You my friend will be truly missed❤️ And forever in our hearts.

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