Dwight Henry Cook

Dwight Henry Cook, 77, of Edinburg died Saturday, April 27, 2013.

A funeral service will be held at Wakemans Grove Church of the Brethren on Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 2:00 pm by Rev. Keith Simmons. Burial will follow in the Wakeman Family Cemetery.

Mr. Cook was born in Edinburg, Virginia on March 13, 1936. He was the son of the late Homer Samuel and Rebecca Wakeman Cook.  He was a 1955 graduate of Edinburg High School and served his country in the United States Army. He was a member of Wakemans Grove Church of the Brethren, Hunter Masonic Lodge # 135, The Royal Arch, the Shrine. the American Legion Post # 199 and the NRA.

He was the owner operator of Cook’s Interstate Shell for many years and Cook’s Auto and Trailer Sales.

 Mr. Cook was preceded in death by a brother, Donald Cook and a sister, Geneva Stephens.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Peggy Bowers Cook of Edinburg; a son, Darrell Cook of Edinburg; a daughter, Kelly Pence of St. Charles, MO; a sister, Gloria Markley of Edinburg; three grandchildren, Michelle and Matthew Pence, both of St. Charles, MO and Trent Cook of Edinburg and numerous nieces and nephews.

The Family will receive friends Monday evening until 9 PM following a Masonic Memorial Service at 6:00 PM at Dellinger Funeral Home, Woodstock.

The family requests that memorial contributions be made to Blue Ridge Hospice, 333 W. Cork St. Winchester, VA 22601 or Wakemans Grove Church of the Brethren, 668 Wakemans Grove Road, Edinburg, VA 22824.

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9 Condolences to Dwight Henry Cook

  1. Don and Linda Sawyer says:

    Dwight was always ready to lend a helping hand. We enjoyed knowing him. HE WILL BE MISSED. Glad he is now healed

    • CW and Donna Fansler says:

      Sorry to hear he will be missed by everyone he is at a better place may God help with your healing

  2. Mike and Kim Wright says:

    Peggy and Darryl, I am so sorry to hear the loss of Dwight.. May God comfort you both at this time.. I will always remember all the funny times and the way he laughed and the good times at the store.. sending prayers and thoughts your way.

  3. Betty Helsley says:

    I am sorry for your loss, with deepest sympathy.

  4. Deb Little says:

    I am so very sorry for the loss of your Father. Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your heart. You are in my prayers.

  5. Anonymous says:

    We are so sorry to hear of Dwight’s death.We put off things too long, Dewey ad just said I must go see Dwight and some one told us he had gone to be with the Lord. Was a shock to us and we were not able to attend the Service, but our thoughts and prayers go out to all of you.

    Love in Christ, Dottie and Dewey Couch.

  6. Jesse and Barbara Owens says:

    Sorry to hear àbout Dwight, want you to know you are in our thoughts and prayers

  7. Elaine, Samuel and Tabatha Dellinger says:

    Peggy, Darrell and Kelly,
    You are in our prays! Please let us know if there is anything we can do! May god give you the strength you need at this time and let you feel his presence!
    Peace be with you,
    Elaine, Samuel and Tab Dellinger

  8. Keith & Mary (Tootsie) Cramer says:

    Peggy and Family,
    My heartfelt sympathy to you!
    Dwight will truly be missed by all, will always remember times shared.

    God Bless!