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Rev. Kenneth Cook, 80

September 29, 1942 — January 30, 2023


Rev. Kenneth Cook, 80

Rev. Kenneth Cook, 80, of Rutherfordton, died Monday, January 30, 2023.

He was the son of the late Rev. Ottis Cook and Vassie Towery Cook. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Betty Cook Willis and Margaret Cook Brackett. Kenneth was a member of Cane Creek Baptist Church and was one of the founding members of the Golden Valley Crusaders.

He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Patsy Lane Cook; his three sons, Greg Cook(Rhonda), Phillip Cook(Athena), and Joseph Cook(Brittney); his stepsons, Michael Epley(Dawn), and Brian Epley(Beth); two sisters, Marilyn Cook Guffey and Martha Cook Houser; and his brother David "Butch" Cook; there are nine grandchildren, Isaac Cook(Brianna), Noah Cook, Connor Cook, Caitlin Fields, Oak, Finn and Saige Epley, Ensley Jo Epley, and Baylie Cook.

The Funeral will be conducted at 2:00 pm Wednesday, February 1, 2023 at Cane Creek Baptist Church. The Rev. Danny Camp will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Pallbearers are Scott Houser, Clint Houser, David Cook, David Heavner, Freddie Brackett and Jerry Allen Hunt.

The Visitation will be from 5 pm until 7 pm Tuesday at Washburn & Dorsey Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Cane Creek Baptist Church Building Fund, 151 Cane Creek Mountain Road, Union Mills, NC 28167 or Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, PO Box 336, Forest City, NC 28043.

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