Ray Cook
Ray Cook
  • March 12, 1930 - March 18, 2017
  • Hot Springs, Arkansas

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Ray G. Cook, 87, of Hot Springs died Saturday, March 18, 2017 at his home.

Born March 12, 1930 to the late Curtis and Elsie Cook, he retired from General Motors, served in U.S. Navy on the U.S.S. New Jersey, and was a member of the Masonic Lodge.

On August 27, 1949, Ray married Vivian L. Spencer. She preceded him in death. He was also predeceased by a sister, Betty Robinson and a granddaughter, Ericka Cook.

He is survived by four children; Michael R. Cook (Cindi) of Oaklawn, California; David Cook (Karla) of Bedford, Indiana; Pamela Cook of Columbus, Indiana; Ron Cook (Christie) of Bedford, Indiana; eight grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, sister Marsha Pearson of Hot Springs, Arkansas, and a brother James Cook of Plano, Texas.

A Celebration of Ray’s Life will be held 11:00 a.m. today at Gross Funeral Home with Bro. Darryl Creasy officiating with a visitation starting at 10:00 a.m.

Burial will be at Dive Cemetery in Bedford, Indiana.