Graveside services for Jackson “Jack” Cook, 78, Mountain Home, Arkansas, formerly of West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, October 16, 2016 at Gospel Hill Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mr. Cook passed away at 2:50 a.m., Friday, October 14, 2016 at Hospice House, Mountain Home, Arkansas.
He was born December 13, 1937, at Paddy, Missouri in Ozark County, to Robert Lee Cook and Nancy Jane Hopkins Cook. On April 7, 1956, he was married at Senatobia, Mississippi, to Barbara Lenora Fox, who preceded him in death on March 12, 2008. Mr. Cook was a self-employed body shop operator. He enjoyed traveling and jug fishing. Mr. Cook was a member of the Church of Christ.
He is survived by two daughters, Lila Nix and husband, Tim, Mountain Home, Arkansas and Lesa Riegle, West Plains, Missouri; two grandchildren, Brandi Nix and Kristine Laxton; three great-grandchildren, Cristian Nix, Gavin Young and Landon Young; and special friend, Linda Griffin, Mountain Home, Arkansas.
His parents, wife, and six brothers, Fred, Everett, Charles, Elmer, Melvin and Robert Cook precede him in death.
Mr. Cook will lie in state from 5:00 until 9:00 p.m., Saturday, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Ozarks and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.