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“I just heard about Dave.. soooo sorry 4 ur loss. he was a very good man. wish i could have spent more time with him. he was the best thing that...Read More »
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“I am so sorry to hear about Dave. I haven't seen him in about a year. He will be greatly missed. Praying for peace for the family.... Lillie's...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Teresa Berry - Hickory, NC

“Pat, Kathy, Deanna and family, I just seen where Dave had passed away last week. I am so sorry for your loss. Our family loved having him around...Read More »
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“He was my neighbor great man will be missed sorry for your loss ”
4 of 5 | Posted by: Polly Moore - Connelly springs, NC

“I am writing this for all of my family. Our aunt was Madge Tapp. We all wanted to extend our sympathy to David's family. David and Pauline became...Read More »
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Mr. David Vance Cooke, Jr., 88, of Connelly Springs, passed away on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at his residence, following a period of declining health.
David was born on June 30, 1928 in Burke County to the late David Vance Cooke, Sr. and Etta Lail Cooke. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and was a retired fixer in the hosiery industry.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Pauline McNeely Cooke, and three children, Doris Cannon Poteat, Shirley Cannon Clark, Charles Dean Cannon.
Survivors include three children, Patricia Cooke Deal and husband Gregory of Morganton, JoAnn Cannon Huffman of Rutherford College, and Rebecca Cannon Morales of Drexel, one brother, Otis Cooke and one sister, Jean Smith. Also surviving are seven grandchildren; Amy Marie Trivett and husband Dale, Matthew David Deal and wife Kendra, Alan Huffman, Susan McGee, Michael Poteat, Kathy Powell and Deanna Dula Moore, numerous great-grandchildren and special friends and neighbors, Jackie and Elbert Tipton, their children, Kim Summerow and Jim Tipton and their family as well.
A graveside service will be held on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. at Fellowship Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Saturday, from 10:00 until 10:45 A.M. at Heritage Funeral Service in Valdese.
Memorials may be sent to Burke Hospice & Palliative Care, 1721 Enon Rd., Valdese, NC 28690.
An online guestbook and obituary is available at www.heritagefuneralservices.com
Heritage Funeral Service & Crematory of Valdese is serving the Cooke family.

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