Raymond E. Cook Sr. 90 of Zanesville died 7:47 AM Monday, February 4, 2019 at the Genesis Health Care E.R. following a sudden illness.
He was born January 27, 1929 in Chillicothe, the son of John Cook and Roxie Bridenbaugh Cook.
Raymond was a Korean Conflict Army Veteran and Lifetime member of the Ohio Operating Engineers Local 18 District 3 and received his 60 years of service award last year. He really enjoyed his work along with fishing and hunting. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Elizabeth "Liz" (Partin) Cook whom he married, December 20th, 1958; Two sons, Raymond E. (Kim) Cook Jr. and Kenneth (Lois) Cook; 5 grandchildren, Mitchell Cook, Marcus (Michelle) Cook, Brittany Cook, Billy Miller and Mandi Miller; 7 great grandchildren, Kace Bowen, Emma Rivers, Anthony Rivers, Preston Cook, Shawn Denham Jr., Shadow Miller, Paige Novaria and Stephen Miller; a sister, Naomi Parker and a sister-in-law, Elsie Cook. Raymond was preceded in death by In addition to his parents were two brothers, Ralph and Homer Cook; 3 sisters, Kathleen Southward, Goldie Basye and Rubie Ray.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at the Bryan & Hardwick Funeral Home where funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM Thursday, February 7, 2019. Burial with Military honors will conclude at the Zanesville Memorial Park Cemetery.
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