Edwin "Sam" Moore Cook

February 22, 1927December 3, 2020
Obituary of Edwin "Sam" Moore Cook
Edwin “Sam” Moore Cook, 93, a resident of Sunnyside Retirement Community in Harrisonburg, died December 3, 2020. A son of the late Samuel and Frances Foutz Cook, he was born on February 22, 1927 in Shenandoah County, VA. Sam graduated from Tripplett High School and attended Shenandoah College in Winchester, VA. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corp in Japan during World War II. Sam retired from Southern Railway (now Norfolk Southern) where he was an agent for 40 years. He was a member of Muhlenburg Lutheran Church; was a member of Spotswood Country Club and a former member of Farmington and Keswick Country Clubs. He was also a former member of Harrisonburg Lions Club, Saints & Sinners, as well as B.P.O.E. #450. Sam was an avid golfer with a hole-in-one at Spotswood Country Club. On August 30, 1947 he married Audrey Aris Armentrout Cook who resides at Sunnyside Retirement Community. Surviving are two sons, Gary Edward Cook & wife Rosemary Paige Cook of Falls Church, VA, and Todd E. Cook & wife Wanda E. Cook of Staunton, VA; three granddaughters, Amy Cook Hogan & husband Jeff, Jessica Roberts Eason & husband Dennis, and Ashley Marie Cook; seven great-grandchildren; and numerous step-grandchildren. Sam was preceded in death by his daughter, Victoria (Vickie) Roberts. A public graveside service with military rites will be held Thursday, December 10th, 2020 at 12:00 Noon at Woodbine Cemetery in Harrisonburg with Pastor Eanes officiating. Lindsey Funeral Home in Harrisonburg is handling arrangements where a private service will be held for the family. Due to Covid 19, please follow all CDC guidelines. Memorial contributions may be sent to Sunnyside Retirement Community, 3935 Sunnyside Drive, Harrisonburg, VA 22801 or Muhlenberg Lutheran Church, 281 East Market St., Harrisonburg, VA 22801. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting

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  • Audrey Aris Armentrout Cook Wife
  • Gary Edward Cook (Rosemary Paige Cook) Son
  • Todd E. Cook (Wanda E. Cook) Son
  • Amy Cook Hogan (Jeff) Granddaughter
  • Jessica Roberts Eason (Dennis) Granddaughter
  • Ashley Marie Cook Granddaughter
  • Seven Great-Grandchildren
  • Numerous Step-Grandchildren
  • Frances Foutz Cook Mother (deceased)
  • Samuel Cook Father (deceased)
  • Victoria (Vickie) Roberts Daughter (deceased)

  • Jeff Hogan Active Pallbearer
  • Richard Yancey Active Pallbearer
  • Mason "Samuel" Bussiere Active Pallbearer

  • Muhlenberg Lutheran Church 281 East Market Street, Harrisonburg, Virginia 22801
  • Sunnyside Retirement Community 3935 Sunnyside Drive , Harrisonburg, Virginia 22801

Past Services

Thursday, December 10, 2020

Graveside Service

Thursday, December 10, 2020

Private Funeral Service