William David Cook

William David Cook
May 5, 1928 ~ January 7, 2010
Photo added by Jason Cockfield

1928

William David “Bill” Cook was born on 05 May 1928 in Elgin, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA a child of Ollie Lewis Cook and Mattie Helen Goff Cook.

1930

Willie D Cook was counted in the census on 01 May 1930 in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA, as a 1-year-old, male, single, white, son. Also in the home was his father, Arlie Cook; his mother, Mattie Cook; his siblings, Elhert E Cook, Raymond L Cook, Carl W. Cook; and a boarder, Albert Branham.

1940

Willie Cook was counted in the census on 13 Apr 1940 in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA, as a 12-year-old, male, single, white, son. Also in the home was his father, Ollie C Cook; his mother, Mattie H. Cook; and his siblings, Carl W. Cook, Owens Cook, and Jimmie Cook.

1950

When he was 22, he married Dorothea June Worrell, daughter of Francis Franklin Worrell and Roselia Weaver, on 20 May 1950 in Arlington, Virginia, USA. 

“Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C9TT-SQFF-4?cc=2370234 : 10 January 2019), > image 1 of 1; from “Virginia, Marriage Records, 1700-1850,” database and images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 2012); citing Virginia Department of Health, Richmond.

1957

On September 30, 1957, Willie Cook was listed as a living son in the obituary of Ollie L. Cook.

1958

When he was 29, he married Shirley Stickley in Mar 1958.

1971

When he was 42, he married Virginia “Ginny” Belle Hatch, daughter of Myron Hatch and Lela Gregory, on 13 Feb 1971 in Camden, North Carolina, USA.

“North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 ,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4T-5S3K-6?cc=1726957 : 28 November 2018), > image 1 of 1; North Carolina State Archives Division of Archives and History.

1979

On February 26, 1979, William D Cook was listed as a living son in the obituary of Mrs. Mattie H Cook.

2001

On August 17, 2001, William D Cook was listed as a living brother in the obituary of Mr. Carl William Cook.

2006

On June 17, 2006, Bill Cook was listed as a living brother in the obituary of Owens Edward Cook.

2010

He died on 07 Jan 2010 in Lugoff, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA. He was buried on 10 Jan 2010 in Elgin, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA at Hillcrest Baptist Church Cemetery.

William David Cook

LUGOFF – Funeral service for BMCS William David Cook, United States Navy (Ret.), 81, of Lugoff, will be held 3:30 p.m. Sunday, January 10, 2010 in the Kornegay & Moseley Funeral Home & Cremation Service chapel with Rev. Michael Cockrell officiating. Burial will follow in Hillcrest Baptist Church Cemetery, Elgin, with full military honors. The family will receive friends from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. January 10, 2010, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 520 Gervais Street, Columbia, SC 29201 or Columbia Animal Services, 127 Humane Lane, Columbia, SC 29201.

Mr. Cook died Thursday January 7, 2010. Born in Blaney, SC, he was the son of the late Ollie Cook and Mattie Goff Cook and widower of the late Virginia “Ginney” Hatch Cook. Mr. Cook loved Yankees’ baseball, was an avid fisherman, rebuilt Mustangs and was a Ford car enthusiast. Mr. Cook retired from the United States Navy as a chief after thirty years of service.

Mr. Cook is survived by his children, daughter, Shelley Fetterolf of Collingdale, PA; son, Mickey D. (Amy) Dobbins of Columbia; stepchildren, Kathy Gummelt (Michael), Laurie Rodgers and Michael Forrester; five grandchildren, Thomas Dobbins, Dennis Fetterolf, Dana Schubert, Sara Fetterolf and Dawn Strawbridge; six great-grandchildren; brother, Jimmy Cook of Camden. Mr. Cook was preceded in death by his brothers, Edward Cook, Raymond Cook, Carl Cook and Owen Cook.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of Providence Hospital and Life Care Center of Columbia.

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