Henry Samuel “Hank” Cook age 78, passed away, March 20, 2021 at Holston Valley Medical Center, Kingsport, Tenn.
Easy going, kind, a friend to all people and animals are just a few ways you may describe Henry Samuel Cook. The ones who knew him and had his heart called him Papaw Hank. He was a loving dad and brother too. Hank loved telling tales, the taller ones the better. He loved to trade everything for anything, especially things John Deere green. Hank drove a truck for almost 30 years, he enjoyed working in the sawmill and made many friends everywhere. He a was member of Grace United Methodist Church. Hank’s friendly way and his sense of humor will be missed.
He was preceded in death by his parents, George Fred Cook, Sr. and Jettie Cook Duty; infant daughter, Sherri Cook; sister, Irene Cook Steele; and brother, George F. Cook, Jr.
Hank is survived by his son, Scott Cook and wife, Shannon of Saltville, Va., grandchildren Shelby Cook Mitchell and husband, Dale, of Marion, Va., Scottie Cook of Saltville Va.; sister, Carol Cook Woodrum and husband, David of Marion, Va.; step-daughter, Amanda Evans of Cedar Bluff, Va.; step-son, Adam Evans; step-granddaughter, Amber; several nieces and nephews; and special friend, Cynthia Bennett.
Graveside services will be held Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at 2 p.m. at Ridgedale Cemetery, 1112 Ridgedale Road, Rich Valley, Va. with Reverend Mack Blevins officiating. Family and friends are asked to meet at the cemetery by 1:45 p.m. and follow the COVID-19 Safety & Social Distancing Guidelines.
To share memories of Henry Samuel “Hank” Cook, please visit www.seaverbrown.com. Care for Hank’s family has been entrusted to Seaver-Brown Funeral Service & Crematory, 237 East Main Street, Marion, Va. 24354.