OBITUARY

Leonard W. Cook

March 18, 1933January 28, 2013
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Leonard W. (Bud) Cook age 79 of Waynesburg went to be with the Lord Monday, January 28, 2013 at the Golden Living Center at Waynesburg.

He was born March 18, 1933 at Waynesburg a son of the late Stella Cook Murray.

On January 10, 1959 he married W. Dorene Kern Cook, who survives.

Mr. Cook was a retired security guard for Round Hill Foods at New Oxford, PA.

A veteran of the Korean War, he served in the U.S. Army from 1956 to 1962.

He was a former resident of Elwood City and New Oxford. He returned to Greene County in 1995. He was a member of Trinity Baptist Church at Waynesburg where he served on the board of trustees. He was an avid hunter.

Surviving in addition to his wife are a daughter, Betty D. Anderson (Charles) of New Oxford; four sons, David L. Cook (Stacey) of Littlestown, Paul R. Cook (Loretta) of Rogersville, James Cook (Crystal) of Kuhntown, and Thomas Cook of Harrisburg; 12 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; 8 sisters, Ellen Jane Crawford of North Carolina, Shirley Follett of Confluence, Dorothy Husonica of Ellwood City, Rexine Ruby of Rochester, Carol Sue Buchanon of New Castle, Betty Jane Young of Ellwood City, Martha Kettle of Ellwood City, and Dee Spice of Florida; 2 brothers, Scott Murray and Ted Murray both of Ellwood City.

Deceased is a daughter, Shirley May Cook; a sister, Bertha Lou Urnick; one granddaughter; and two great-grandchildren.

Friends will be received 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Behm Funeral Homes Inc,. 182 West High St, Waynesburg and from, 10 to 11:00 a.m., the hour of services on Friday, February 1, 2013 at Trinity Baptist Church 821 E Roy Furman Hwy, Waynesburg with Pastor Edward Woods officiating followed by interment at Pine Bank Cemetery with graveside military honors by American Legion Post 330, Veterans of Foreign Wars 4792 and Disabled American Veterans 123. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Baptist Church.

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, January 30, 2013
  • Visitation Thursday, January 31, 2013
  • Visitation Friday, February 1, 2013
  • Funeral Service Friday, February 1, 2013
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betty anderson

February 9, 2013

To My Dad,
We havent always agreed on everything but I appreciate you raising me all these years and giving me the discipline I needed to be a success in life.I love you Dad.Until we meet again.R.I.P.

Dee Spice

February 4, 2013

My Dear brother Bud, I may not have gotten to see you much here on earth, but we'll get to spend eternity together in heaven. I love you!

tammy anderson

February 3, 2013

prayers go out to the cook family . and to the anderson family . sending all our love .

Melinda Ruhl

February 3, 2013

Prayers to my aunt & cousins. He was a good man & look forward to seeing all our loved ones who have gone to Heaven before us. Pete & Melinda

MARY JEAN JAY

February 1, 2013

I WOULD LIKE TO EXTEND MY CONDOLENCES TO THE COOK FAMILY.I ONLY KNEW FOR A SHORT TIME.BUD AND HIS FAMILY ARE VERY SPECIAL.I ENJOYED WORKING THERE.MAY GOD BE WITH YOU AT THIS VERY SAD TIME.

January 31, 2013

To the family of Bud Cook, and most of his family, that we have met thru the year, he will be miss dearly at Avalonj Court where he was always ready for beans, soup beans an bread, he will be sadly missed by all .

Dan & Laurie Lippy

January 31, 2013

Thoughts and prayers to all the family at this Time...Lots of Good memories..

lloyd dailey

January 30, 2013

i would like to extend my condolences to the cook family ! bud and his family has always been good to me ! may god be with you all in this difficult time ! lloyd dailey, sara and shawnee bennett ( waynesburg, pa. )

BETTY (SHRIVER) HAMILTON

January 30, 2013

I HAVE MANY GOOD MEMORIES OF BUD.THIS WORLD IS NOW A LITTLE SADDER WITHOUT HIM,BUT WE WILL ALL SEE HIM IN GODS NEW MORNING!!! I PRAY FOR THE FAMILY FOR STRENGTH AND COURAGE AT THIS INTENSELY SAD HOUR!! MAY GOD BLESS ALL OF YOU.

John & Mona Jenkins & Family

January 30, 2013

May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.