Funeral services for Rev. Robert G. Cook, 81, Frankfort, KY,(formerly Kings Daughters Apts) will be held Tuesday, 1:30 p.m. at Faith Baptist Church, Bridgeport. Bro. Everett Hawkins will officiate. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens.
Rev. Cook died Friday at the Masonic Home, Shelbyville of natural causes. A native of Bald Knob he was a graduate of Bald Knob High School, Georgetown College, and the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary with a Master of Divinity; he was a US Army veteran serving in the Korean War. Rev. Cook served many years pasturing churches in GA and KY, most recently Goloid Baptist Church in Rocky Ford, GA; and Faith Baptist in Bridgeport and Simpsonville Baptist, Simpsonville. He served as a representative on the Franklin Co. Baptist Association and worked at Methodist Home of Ky. He received many awards for his volunteer work and kind spirit because he cared about others and endeared himself to many people.
He was the son of the late Price Cash and Evelyn Moore Cook. He was preceded in death by a brother, George Hower Cook and sisters, Mary Ella Kyser, Evelyn Price Brown, Sally Corine Carter and Stella Moore Saad.
Survivors include his sister, Lula Mae Cook (Coleman)Roach, Nellie Christine Cook(Sonny) Fitzgerald, Clara Belle Moore(Clarence) Ferguson; brother, Maurice Gayle (Nancy) Cook and several nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be deacons from Faith Baptist and Simpsonville Baptist Churches and nephews. Expressions of sympathy may be made to Faith Baptist Church Building Fund.
Visitation will be held at Faith Baptist Church, Tuesday 11-1:30p.m. LeCompte-Johnson-Taylor Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Guestbook online @ljtfuneralhome.com