Nelson Cook, Jr.

Nelson Cook, Jr.

Nelson Cook, Jr.
August 18, 1949 – November 9, 2012
Oskaloosa, Iowa

Nelson Cook, Jr., 63, of Oskaloosa died Friday, November 9, 2012 at his home in Oskaloosa. He was born Thursday, August 18, 1949 in Oskaloosa, the son of Nelson and Laura Rice Cook. He graduated from Oskaloosa High School with the class of 1967. Following graduation Nelson enlisted in the U.S. Army. Following his discharge he worked construction in the Oskaloosa area. Lastly he worked in the maintenance department at William Penn University. Nelson enjoyed playing pool and cards, fishing and reading.

He is survived by his mother: Laura Cook of Oskaloosa; 3 brothers: Josh (& Cathy) Cook of Sanford, Florida, Jeff Cook of Knoxville, Iowa, and Carl (& Tammy) Cook of Osage Beach, Missouri; 3 sisters: Peggy (& Mick) Kauzlarich of Centerville, Arcey Davis of Capre Fair, Missouri, and Suzann Cook (& Emory Gay) of Rose Hill, Iowa; a special friend: Rebecca Sexaeur; and 12 nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, November 17, 2012 from 12:30 – 4:00 p.m. at the V.F.W. in Oskaloosa. As was his wish his body has been cremated and no burial is planned at this time.

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