Paul C. Cooke II, 44, of Cedar Bluff, Alabama, formerly of Wapello, Iowa, died May 28, 2012 in Alabama. Services are 2 p.m. Saturday, June 16, 2012, at Bewley Funeral Home & Cremation Services. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Burial will be at a later date. A memorial fund will be established in his name. Online condolences may be expressed to Paul’s family at www.bewleyfuneralhome.com.
Paul was born Oct. 22, 1967, the son of Larry Henry Cooke and Virginia L. Baker Cooke. He was employed at HON. Paul enjoyed fishing, camping, boating, baking and drawing.
He is survived by his parents, Larry Cooke, Alabama, Virginia Cooke (Dale Barnes), Davenport, Iowa; children, Cheyenne S. Williams, Moline, Paul C. Cooke III, Ironwood, Mich; grandchildren, Preston Berry, Peighton and Lilionnah Williams and Skylar Cooke; sister, Tina Cooke, Rock Island; brothers, Loren “Butch” Cooke, Davenport, Iowa and John (Tara) Cooke, Ironwood, Mich.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Loren and Ferne Baker; uncles, Virgil and Duane Baker; great-grandmother, Sadie Baker; paternal grandparents, Paul and Marie Cooke I; and aunt, Shirley Vernon.