Ralph Wick CookeJanuary 9, 1924 ~ December 29, 2017 (age 93)
Ralph Wick Cooke, 93 of Grayson went to be with his Lord on Friday, December 29, 2017 at St. Claire Medical Center in Morehead KY. Ralph was born January 9, 1924 in Grayson, a son of the late William Marcus and Dora Bay Cooke. He was a retired pipe fitter in local 248 in Ashland, a member of the American Legion and he loved to hunt and fish. He proudly served in the Army in Germany during WWII. He was preceded in death by six brothers, Herchell, Claude, Garrett, Leslie, Lawrence and William Cooke; four sisters, Grace Lawson, Mabel Jaynes, Deloris Hammond and Vivian Steele. He is survived by a son, Donald (Kelly) Cooke of Grayson; two daughters, Debbie (Jim) Everman of Grayson and Donna (Tim) Chamberlin of Wheelersburg OH; two sisters, Charlotte Kelley of Grayson and Louise Knipp of Phoenix AZ; one brother, James Garfield Cooke of Cary NC; four grandchildren, Blake Cooke of Olive Hill KY, Sarah Everman of Nashville TN, Keelie Chatfield of Richmond KY and Breanna McDavid of Grayson; four great-grandchildren.
Services will be Friday, January 5th, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at East Carter County Memory Gardens with full military honors. Condolences can be sent to the family at www.malonefuneralhome.com.
St. Claire Hospice and Palliative Care Hospice
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