May 23, 1955 ~ May 22, 2022
Fort Worth, Texas
Resided in: Arlington, Texas
Michael Cook, 66, passed away on May 22, 2022, in Fort Worth,Texas.
Michael was born on May 23, 1955 in Fort Worth, TX, to Hazel Cook.
Michael graduated from JJ Pearce High School, Richardson, TX in 1973 and went on to earn an Associates degree from Eastland College.
His work history was varied, beginning with three years at Camp Courageous of Iowa, 1978-1981. After moving to Portland OR, he worked at Oregon Episcopal School, 1981-1994. In Fort Worth, he worked for Jetta Operating Company from 1995-2019, when he retired
Michael married Christine Cook in 1989. The couple had no children.
Michael was best known for his kind and giving spirit and his ready laugh. He loved camping, canoeing, reading.
Michael is survived by Christine Cook – wife of 32 years, Arlington, Hazel Cook – mother, Fort Worth; Karen Allcon, sister and her husband, Alvin Allcon, Stephenville, TX. Also, brothers-in-law and wives- Brian and Theresa Bennett, LaPorte, Co; Ken and Marcy Bennett, Shellsburg, IA; and Tim and Ellen Bennett, Omaha, NE. Additionally,he was also survived by his aunt, Mary Fuller, as well as six nieces and nephews and three first cousins.
Michael is preceded in death by his father, Robert Cook, his grandparents, Lucille and AB Cecil and Olene Franklin,
The service for Michael Cook will be held on Friday, June 3 2022 at 10 AM at Wade Funeral Home, 4140 West Pioneer Parkway, Arlington, TX 76013
Visitation: Thursday, June 2, 2022, from 6-8 PM at Wade Funeral Home, 4140 West Pioneer Parkway, Arlington, TX 76013
Burial: Mount Hope Cemetery, Mapleton, Iowa
Memorial donations can be made in Michael’s name to Camp Courageous of Iowa or Sagamore Baptist Church.