• Welcome!
    |
    ||
    Log Out|Manage Your Account
  • Subscriber Services
  • E-EDITION

Cook-harry

COOK, HARRY

Print
Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size
  • HARRY COOK

COOK, Harry B. "Bill," 88, took the hand of his Heavenly Father January 9, 2014. He was born August 9, 1925 in Terry, W.Va., the son of Warren and Malie Cook. He was preceded in death by his son, Bruce; parents; and brother, Thomas Cook. Bill was a long-time member of Immanuel Baptist Church, Richmond, Va. He served with the U.S. Navy during WWII and retired from the C&O Railroad after 41 years of service. Bill was a quiet, kind and gentle man and a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He will be greatly missed by family and friends. Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 67 years, Rose "Ann"; beloved daughter, Melissa Safritt and husband, Myron; two special grandchildren, Clayton Safritt and wife, Kim, and Stacie Anderson and husband, David; two precious great-grandchildren, Nathan Safritt and Savannah Anderson; and loving daughter-in-law, Linda Cook. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday at Bliley's - Staples Mill, 8510 Staples Mill Rd., where a funeral service will be held at 12 noon on Monday, January 13, 2014. Interment Greenwood Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to CEF of Greater Richmond, www.cefrichmond.org, or Spina Bifida Association, www.spinabifidaassociation.org.

Sign the Guestbook

........................ ADVERTISEMENT ......................
........................ ADVERTISEMENT ......................

SEARCH OBITUARIES

Southwest

NOTE: Archived obituaries are available on this site back to June 26, 2013. We are working to restore older notices, but In the meantime, you can find about 10 years of notices HERE.

Obituary Search Tips

  • Enter a last name, full name or keywords in the search box. If your search is unsuccessful, first confirm your spelling.

    Next, try removing the first name, as the person's known name may not be the name on record.

    For an exact match using keywords, try adding quotation marks to a keyword phrase. For broader results, search by date or date-range..

IN MEMORIAM VIDEOS

  • Click HERE to search for obituaries and guestbooks published in The Times-Dispatch and on our website prior to July 2013.
  • Enter the person's name and/or add keywords into the search box at the top left of the page. Your local library is a good resource for notices published prior to 2002.

Sign a Guestbook

Offer a personal message of sympathy...
  • Offer a personal message of sympathy...
  • Each obituary contains an online guestbook where you may log in to share fond memories and pay tribute to your loved one. If you have an existing account, you may log in with that. Otherwise you may click the Create New Account button to get started and follow the steps on the Sign Up page.
  • THANK YOU for helping us ensure that all guestbook entries are positive and considerate. If you see an inappropriate comment, please click on the link in the comment box to report it.

Remembering loved ones

How to submit an obituary or in memoriam notice
  • How to submit an obituary or in memoriam notice
  • Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they assist. However, we will be happy to accept submissions from family members pending proper verification of death. For pricing and submission instructions for an obituary or in memoriam notice, please contact us at 804-643-4414 or email us.
  • E-mail: paidnotices@timesdispatch.com

Obituary Features Writer

Ellen Robertson
  • Ellen Robertson
  • Since 1992, this experienced writer has crafted obituary features for the Richmond Times-Dispatch.
  • E-mail: erobertson@timesdispatch.com
  • You may reach her by email at the link above or at (804) 649-6115.
Looking for an unexpected and memorable gift?
  • Looking for an unexpected and memorable gift?
  • You're bound to discover photographs that are perfect for gifting when you browse the extensive gallery of images captured by T-D photographers through the decades. Browse now >
  • This image: Richmond's horse fountain - 1952

SUBSCRIBERS' CORNER

................................ ADVERTISEMENT ...............................