D.C. Cook, 85, of Peeler Road, Vale, died Thursday, May 25, 2017 at
Carolinas HealthCare System - Lincoln.
He was born in Cleveland County on August 18, 1931 to the late Dixon Cicero
Cook and Effie Mae Lail Cook. He was a retired self-employeed mechanic and
was a member of St. Paul Baptist Church. John Deere tractors were his
favorite and he enjoyed participating in tractor pulls.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Edith Corene
Wise Cook, and daughter, Vickie Sue Cook Halloway.
He is survived by a brother, Norris Cook of Vale and six sisters, Betty
Burgin of Belwood, Christeen Cook of Shelby, Ida Nell Wilson of Lincolnton,
Diane Sain and husband Gene of Vale, Bryte Benfield of Morristown, TN, and
Mary Lou Cook of Belwood; son-in-law, Marty Holloway; special friend, Woody
The family will receive friends on Saturday at 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM at
Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home, Fallston. At other times the family will be at
the home of Mary Cook, 305 Rockdale Road Lawndale.
The funeral service will be on Saturday at 2:00 PM in the Stamey-Tysinger
Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Keith Huss officiating.
Burial will follow in Rose Hill Memorial Park, Fallston
Memorial may be made to Lincoln County Hospice, 900 Dontia Dr, Lincolnton,
NC 28092 or to the charity of your choice.
Condolences may be made online at www.stameytysingerfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home & Cremation
Center, Inc., Fallston.