OBITUARY

Robert Edward Cook Jr.

May 18, 1925December 29, 2017

COLUMBIA - A funeral service for Robert Edward Cook, Jr., 92, will be held at 12:00 p.m. Thursday, January 4, 2018 at Salem United Methodist Church, with burial in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 11:00 until 12:00 p.m. at the church prior to the service. Dunbar Funeral Home, Dutch Fork Chapel, Irmo is assisting the family Mr. Cook died Friday, December 29, 2017. Born in Lexington, SC, he was the son of the late Robert Edward Cook, Sr. and Clara Edna Sheely Cook. He served in the U.S. Army Infantry during World War II. He later worked for Parts Distributors in Columbia. He was a member of American Legion Post #7 in Lexington, The Military Order of the Purple Heart Columbia Chapter and Salem UMC. He loved hunting, fishing, football, NASCAR, and spending time with his family. Surviving are his wife, Joyce M. Cook of Irmo; son, Robert Michael Cook (Gloria) of Irmo; daughter, Brenda Joyce VanNorman (Rev. David L.) of Midland, MI; grandchildren, Shannon Hoffman (Jason) and Jeremy Scott VanNorman (Paige); great-grandchildren, Delaney Hoffman and Barlow Hoffman; and sister, Sara Cook Loyd of Columbia. He was predeceased by his sisters, Margie Welch and Edna Holcombe. Memorials may be made to Salem UMC, 1312 Salem Church Rd, Irmo, SC 29063, American Heart Association, American Legion Post 7 in Lexington or The Military Order of the Purple Heart, Columbia Chapter. Please sign the online guestbook at www.dunbarfunerals.com

Services

  • Visitation

    Thursday, January 4, 2018

  • Funeral Service

    Thursday, January 4, 2018

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January 12, 2018

Carol Caughman

January 9, 2018

My father Hampton Sox Caughman wishes to send his sympathy to the family of Mr. Cook, especially to his sister Sara C. Boyd with whom he graduated from Lexington High School. May it give you some comfort to know that others are thinking of you and keeping you in their hearts and prayers. Carol R. Caughman (daughter)

Sue & Buddy DuBose

January 3, 2018

Our thoughts and prayers are with you love you. Sue &Buddy DuBose

Eric & Karen Russell

January 2, 2018

Michael & Gloria, May this time of sorrow also let you reflect on happier memories and special occasions you were able to share. Our condolences for your loss.

Paul and Debbie VanNorman

January 1, 2018

Mrs. Cook, Brenda, David, Jeremy, and Paige,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all in this difficult time. May the peace of God give you comfort and strength as you honor a life well lived. Your VanNorman family sends love.

CHARLES MOORE

January 1, 2018

JOYCE AND FAMILY,I SURE AM SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS, REALLY DID ENJOYED SEEING YOU ALL WHEN WE HAD THE FAMILY REUNIONS, YOU AND ALL THE FAMILY WILL BE IN OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS DURING THIS SAD TIME, CHARLES LEVI MOORE AND FAMILY,ELGIN S.C