Born in Wilmington, Delaware, he was the son of the late James and Alice Cooke.
He was a retired veteran who served his country proudly in the U.S. Navy. He also worked as a circulation manager for The Virginian-Pilot. He was a member of the National Golf Association and was an avid bowler.
Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 29 years, Barbara Cooke; son, William Thomas Cooke; daughter, Allison Lynn Cooke; four sisters, Patricia, Barbara, Linda and MaryAlice; several nieces, nephews, cousins; and other loving family members.
The family will receive friends from 10 t0 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 16, 2015, at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Bayside Chapel. The funeral will follow at 11 a.m. Interment with full military honors will be held at Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery.
Please leave online condolences for the family at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home.
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