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May 12, 1935 ~ May 31, 2023 (age 88) 88 Years Old
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Bill Cook, 88 of Harrisburg, passed away on May 31, 2023 at his home surrounded by his family.
Bill was born on May 12, 1935 in Cross Plains, Tennessee to the late Archie Thomas and Christine (Roney) Cook. On December 30, 2000 he married Doris Watson and she survives in Harrisburg. Bill was a member of the Harrisburg First United Methodist Church, the Harrisburg Elks Lodge #1058, the Cross Plains Historical Society and the Tennessee Squires Plot 41360. Bill enjoyed barbequing with the Gentlemen’s Club for fundraisers, fishing, horseracing and Broadway musicals. He was a huge Tennessee Volunteers fan, and he loved watching his grandchildren playing sports.
In addition to his wife Doris, Bill is survived by two step daughters, Allison Roper and husband Thomas of Marion; Andrea Stowe and husband Neil of Newburgh, Indiana; five grandchildren, Rece Roper, Callahan Roper both of Marion, and Lydia Stowe, Meredith Stowe and Jillien Stowe all of Newburgh, Indiana; and niece Kim Martin and husband Jeff of Springfield, Tennessee.
Bill was preceded in death by his parents, Archie and Christine Cook, sister, Dean Swan and
brother-in-law Bill Swan.
Memorial services for Bill Cook will be held at 2 PM, Friday, June 2, 2023 at Stricklin Funeral Home in Harrisburg. Rev. Dr. Thomas Logsdon will officiate and burial will follow in Sunset Garden Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 12 PM to 2 PM, Friday, June 2, 2023 at Stricklin Funeral Home in Harrisburg. Memorial contributions may be made to the Harrisburg First United Methodist Church and envelopes will be available at the funeral home.