Mr. Robbie Pless Cook, 89, of Valdese, passed away at Autumn Care of Drexel on Friday, September 15, 2023, after a period of declining health.
Mr. Cook was born in Burke County on July 25, 1934, a son of the late Pless and Ruth Deal Cook. He served his country honorably in the United States Army. He was an avid fan of the Carolina Tarheels.
In addition to his parents, Robbie is preceded in passing by a great-grandson, Winston Cook.
Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Betty Carswell Cook of the home; one son, Ricky Lynn Cook (Faye) of Hildebran, NC; one daughter, Robin Lynette Chester (Randy) of Valdese, NC; seven grandchildren, Haley Skerjanec (Scott), Ben Cook (Laura), James Cook (Kansas), Tyler Cook (Mindy), Emily Propst (Adam), Sarah Chester, and Marcus Chester; and seven greatgrandchildren.
A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, September 21, 2023 at 5 PM at River of Life Church with Rev. Allen King officiating.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at River of Life from 4 PM to 5 PM.
An online guestbook and obituary is available at www.heritagefuneralse rvices.com.
Heritage Funeral Service and Crematory is serving the Cook family.