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Richard Cooke

November 18, 2016

Service Date: November 22, 2016

Richard Leroy Cooke, 82, of Anderson, SC, passed away on Friday, November 18, 2016 at Hospice of the Upstate.

Born in Marlboro County, on April 4, 1934, he was the son of the late Eddie Boyd Cooke and Annie Laura Hyman, he was the spouse to the late Sybil Dennis Cooke.

He was a mechanic, retired from Flowers Baking Co and Merita Bread. He was a member of South Point Baptist Church and Airman Third Class in the US Airforce.

He is survived by a son: Dennis B. Cooke, daughter-in-law: Melissa M. Cooke, sister: Dotsy Dias of Florence, SC and a dear friend: Wayne Link of Pendleton.

In addition to his parents and spouse, he is predeceased by a granddaughter: Hallie Atlie Cooke.

Funeral services will be held at South Point Baptist Church, Anderson, SC, on Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at 7pm, officiated by Pastor Dave Neal.

Visitation will be held from 6:30pm to 7pm at the church.

Condolences may be offered to the family at

The Sosebee Mortuary and Crematory South Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements.