Cook, Elbert E., Jr.

Posted: Wed 3:39 PM, Nov 21, 2012
Funeral Home: Hardy & Son Funeral Home, Bowling Green Chapel
Elbert E. Cook Jr., 79, of Bowling Green, passed peacefully with family by his side at the Hospice Center.

The Allen County native was a son of the late Elbert E. Cook Sr. and Maggie Elizabeth Wilson Cook and was preceded in death by his first wife, Anna Jo Roland Cook; and his second wife, Dorothy Keller Cook. He was a Korean War Army veteran, a retired teacher at Bowling Green Vocational School and a machinist at Holley Carburetor, a member of Modern Woodman and American Legion and a Kentucky Colonel.

Survivors include his sons, Dennis Reeder (Charlotte), Steve Reeder (Donna) and Gene Cook (Kim); a daughter, Rebecca Foust (Earl); and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Memorial service is at 11 a.m. Saturday at Hardy & Son Funeral Home, Bowling Green Chapel, with inurnment at Fairview Cemetery No. 2. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Southern Kentucky, 5872 Scottsville Road, Bowling Green, KY 42104. is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

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