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Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home

3321 Glynn Ave, Brunswick, GA

OBITUARY

Howard Carrol Cookson

October 3, 1939February 9, 2020
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Howard C. Cookson, of Brunswick, Georgia passed away Sunday, the 9th of February 2020, at the age 80.

Howard was born the 3rd of October 1939 in South Portland, Maine to the late Carrol W. Cookson, and the late Mary Elizabeth Powers. In addition to Howard’s parents he is preceded in death by his daughter Donna Rowe, his sisters Carol Cookson Bragg, Diane Cookson Anderson, and a brother- in- law Ed Anderson.

Howard is survived by his wife Laura Strickland Cookson: son Stephen C. Cookson; two daughters Sabrina Freeman, and Lori Laughridge; Brother Stephen W. Cookson and wife JoAnn; three grandchildren Steven, Stewart, and Samantha Cookson; great – grandchild Sofie Cookson. Howard is also survived by many cousins in P.E.I Canada, California, North Carolina, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts.

Howard entered in the United States Air Force in December of 1956 as an airframe repairman; he was honorably discharged in December 1960. Two years after his honorable discharge from the United States Air Force, Howard entered the United States Army in April of 1962, where he received several medals and awards. He was honorably discharged from the United States Army in April of 1965. Howard was of the Catholic faith and the owner of Cookson Sheet Metal.

Howard enjoyed dancing and was a member of the Golden Isles Shag Club. He was also a member of the Antique Auto Association and the Classic Auto Association. He enjoyed purchasing and restoring antique cars. He loved to talk about them as long as anyone would listen, entering car shows and being in parades. Howard was an excellent craftsman in wood, copper and stainless steel.

A memorial service with Military Honors is to be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday the 22nd of February 2020, followed by a reception in the chapel of Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home with Mr. Bill Cofer officiating.

In lieu of customary remembrances, contributions may be made in the honor of Howard C. Cookson to Heartland Hospice, 664 Scranton Rd. # 103 Brunswick, Georgia 31520

Arrangements are entrusted to Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home and Oglethorpe Crematorium in Brunswick, Georgia. www.edomillerandsons.com

  • FAMILY

  • Carrol W. Cookson, Father (deceased)
  • Mary Elizabeth Powers Cookson, Mother (deceased)
  • Donna Rowe, Daughter (deceased)
  • Carol Cookson Bragg, Sister (deceased)
  • Diane Cookson Anderson, Sister (deceased)
  • Ed Anderson, Brother-in-law (deceased)
  • Laura Strickland Cookson, Wife
  • Stephen C. Cookson, Son
  • Sabrina Freeman, Daughter
  • Laura Laughridge, Daughter
  • Stephen w. Cookson(JoAnn), Brother
  • Steven Cookson, Grandchild
  • Stewart Cookson, Grandchild
  • Samantha Cookson, Grandchild
  • Sofie Cookson, Great Grandchild
  • Mr. Cookson is also survived by many cousins and family in P.E. I.Canada, California, North Carolina, New Hampshire and Massachusetts.
  • DONATIONS

  • Heartland Hospice

Services

  • Memorial Service Saturday, February 22, 2020

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Sabrina Freeman

February 17, 2020

Sabrina Freeman

February 17, 2020

Debbie n Gary Inman

February 16, 2020

Gary n I are so sorry to hear of Howard's passing, it was so good to have spent some time with him a couple years ago. Thinking of you all. Gary n Debbie

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