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Robert Lewis Cook

June 25, 1935 — August 17, 2022

Philpot

Robert Lewis Cook

Robert “Bob” L. Cook, 87, of Philpot passed away Wednesday, August 17, 2022, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. The Daviess County native was born June 25, 1935, to the late Donald and Winnie Hite Cook. Bob served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He worked in insurance sales, newspaper distribution, at Owensboro Canning Company and farmed. Bob loved his family and being with his grandchildren and great grandchildren. In his younger days, he rode and showed horses and thoroughly enjoyed gardening and UK basketball. Bob was a deacon at Dawson Baptist Church where he served as a Sunday School Superintendent and taught Sunday School.

 

In addition to his parents, Bob also was preceded in death by his brother, Pete Cook and sister, Rose Cook.

 

Those who remain to cherish his memory include his wife of 64 years, Dorothy Jones Cook; sons, Ricky Cook and Dennis Cook (Sharon) all of Philpot; daughter, Cindy Mahoney (Mark) of Owensboro; six grandchildren, Kari Payne (Chris Johnson), Keith Cook (Tabitha), Mark Mahoney Jr (Anndrea), Josh Mahoney (Gianna Fusinatto), Haley Mahoney (Sam Lindsey), and Nick Hobbs; 12 great grandchildren, Amber, Andrew, Dylan, Jackie, Lyla, Bryson, Isaiah, Ady, Trey, Alex, Malcom, and Kyler; one great-great grandchild on the way; several nieces and nephews.

 

The funeral service for Bob Cook will be 11:00 am, Saturday at Dawson Baptist Church. Visitation will be Friday from 3:00 until 7:00 pm at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory and Saturday from 9:00 am until the time of service at the church. Burial will be in Karns Grove Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Dawson Baptist Church, 5880 KY-54, Philpot, KY 42366.

Condolences and memories for Bob’s family may be left at www.glenncares.com.

Past Services

Visitation

Friday, August 19, 2022

3:00 - 7:00pm (Central time)

Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, KY 42303

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Visitation

Saturday, August 20, 2022

9:00 - 11:00am (Central time)

Dawson Baptist Church

5880 KY-54, Philpot, KY 42366

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Funeral Service

Saturday, August 20, 2022

11:00am - 12:00pm (Central time)

Dawson Baptist Church

5880 KY-54, Philpot, KY 42366

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Burial

Saturday, August 20, 2022

12:00 - 1:00pm (Central time)

Karns Grove Church Cemetery

6337 Karns Grove Rd, Philpot, KY 42366

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