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William “Bill” Guy Cook, 63, of Hurlock, MD passed away at his home on July 27, 2015 from a sudden illness. He is now riding on the wings of his Harley on the streets of gold.
Bill was born May 8, 1952 in Baltimore, MD to William Franklin Cook and Delores M. Hale. He graduated from Franklin Senior High and had worked for Dorchester General Hospital as an engineer since 1978. His passion was his family and had a special love for his Harley. He enjoyed taking long rides through the country on his motorcycle, writing poetry, fishing with his children, hunting with his sons, listening to music and playing with his grandchildren and his fur-babies Mya, Ozzy and Britney.
He is survived by his wife of 41 years Holly Shorter Cook, four daughters; two sons and five grandchildren, Billie Jean Gaskin and husband Jay, grandson Noah, Bobbie Jo O’Dell and husband Joshua, grandson Joshua, Jr., William Granville Cook and wife Jennifer, granddaughters Taylor, Addison and grandson Nathan, Damien Keith Cook and fiancé Amberlyn Johnson, Millie M. Campbell and Valerie Ann Reeder.
He is also survived by his father William F. Cook, mother Delores M. Hale and three sisters. Joyce D’Antoni and significant other Fred, Catherine Powell and husband Ed, Gloria Downey and husband Rick, many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Preceding him in death was his stepfather Robert Hale.
Funeral services will be held at Newcomb and Collins Funeral Home in Cambridge, MD on Saturday August 1, 2015 beginning 1:00 p.m. with a visitation one hour prior to service. Interment will follow at Unity Washington Cemetery in Hurlock, MD. Officiating will be Pastor Jayson Bleyer.
Serving as pallbearers will be William Cook, Damien Cook, Joshua O’Dell, Jerry Shorter, Jimmy McFarlin, Michael Powell, David Powell and Adam Powell.
Honorary pallbearers will be Christian Powell, Derrick Powell and Joshua Downey.
Please dress casually and if you have a motorcycle shirt please wear it.
In lieu of flowers donations in memory of William can be made to Heroes Haven, Inc. P.O. Box 357 Sharptown, MD 21861.
To send online condolences to the family, please visit www.newcombcollins.com
Saturday August 1, 2015 , 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. at Newcomb and Collins Funeral Home, P.A.
Saturday August 1, 2015 , 1:00 p.m. at Newcomb and Collins Funeral Home, P.A.
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Facts Born: May 8, 1952
Death: July 27, 2015
Heroes Haven, Inc., P.O. Box 357, Sharptown, MD 21861
Carl Ewing My sincere condolences to the family & friends. I worked with Bill for a number of years at D.G.H. in the Maintenance Department, he was a good man and will surely be missed by many. Roll on Bill! 08/01/2015 renie barnes so sorry for your loss .love renie 07/31/2015 Linda Bauer Dane and I are so sorry to hear about Bill. Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire family. 07/31/2015 Stephen Mexia Damien Sorry you lost a net DAD, but if on his journey he makes a wrong turn, he has but to look for one of your arrows to point the way to Heaven - Specially since your arrows don't miss. GODs Blessings to you and Family...............Stephen Mexia 07/31/2015 Steve & Terri Bond May you rest in Peace, Bill...you will always be in the heart and thoughts of your loved ones. 07/29/2015 BECKY HE WAS A GREAT GUY HE WILL BE MISSED 07/29/2015 John Cook So sorry to hear about Billy. My thoughts are with you. 07/29/2015 Roland & Butterwei Families Ms. Holly, Bobbie Jo, Cook and O'Dell families - we are so incredibly sorry for your sudden loss and at a complete loss for words. Please know you are in our constant thoughts and prayers. "So with you: Now is your time of grief, but I will see you again and you will rejoice, and no one will take away your joy" John 16:22 07/29/2015 MaryCarol Cook Greenwalt So sorry and shocked to hear of Bill's passing. My deepest sympathy to the entire Cook family. Sincerely, Cousin MaryCarol 07/28/2015 George Gray Sorry for your loss 07/28/2015 Bill Hayes Holly we were sorry to hear of Bill's passing. Thinking of you at this difficult time. Anita and Bill Hayes 07/27/2015
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