Charles W Cook

Charles W Cook

Dendron, VA
02.15.1938 - 07.28.2020

Charles W. Cook of Dendron, VA passed away into the loving arms of our savior on July 28, 2020, surrounded by his loving wife and family, after a brief and courageous battle with cancer.  He was a son of the late Charlie and Lizzie Cook. He was predeceased by a grandson, Austin Spiers and brothers, Clarence, Billy, Bobby, Johnny and Harold. 

Charles was a self-employed general contractor for approximately 60 years with his son Chuck and son-in-law Lee by his side. He was a true craftsman in his trade. He enjoyed new construction, remodeling, making cabinets and furniture. He could create whatever he visioned. He was a deacon of Dendron Baptist Church. He was an honorary member of Dendron Volunteer Fire Department after many years of active service. He loved hunting, fishing, gardening, and spending time with his family and friends.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 63 years, Janice; son, Charles (Chuck) W. Cook, Jr.; daughters, Diane Young (Keith), Wanda Pittman (Kenny), Celeste Spiers (Lee); “doggie daughter” Lillie Bell; cats, Bootsy and Kelly too; nine grandchildren, Christina Wallace (Jeremiah), Melissa Lemons, Leonard Young, Brandon Eggleston (Melany), Britney Aultman (Chris), Brianne Pittman, Amanda Adams (Justin), Justin Spiers, Miranda Spiers; sixteen great-grandchildren; brothers Donald Cook (Janice) of Portland, Indiana , Mason Cook
(Bernice) of Ivor, VA,  Glenn Cook (Paulette) of Windsor, VA   

A funeral service will be held Saturday, August 1, 2020 at 11AM in the Dendron Volunteer Fire Department, by Rev. David Barlow. Burial will follow in the Cook Family Cemetery. Charles will be available for viewing on Thursday and Friday from 9AM to 5PM in the R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home, Wakefield Chapel. In lieu of flowers, the family would like donations made to Dendron Volunteer Fire Department, PO Box 155 Dendron, VA 23839. Condolences may be registered at


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Dendron Volunteer Fire Department
3325 Rolfe Hwy
Dendron, VA 23839
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Praying for you and family at this time. Wish we and Dad could be at the service on Saturday. Thinking of you all and praying for the comfort of the Holy Spirit.

Steve Bradshaw

Janice I'm so sorry to hear this sad news. My heart is breaking for you. Sending you a big hug n prayers that God will comfort you during these difficult days n the days to come.

Sandra Stephenson

We’re sorry for the loss of a wonderful man. Our prayers and sincere condolences for the family.

Larry and Angela Gootee

Mrs Janice-I am so sorry for your loss. I will be praying for you and your family.

Kristy Gray

Janice and family,
Our hearts go out to all of you. You are in our thoughts and prayers. May God comfort you all and give you peace. We love you Janice, and if there is anything that any of us can do for you or your family, don't hesitate to let us know. This comes to your entire family from your "peanut family".

Teresa Byrd

Janice, our hearts and prayers go out to you and the family . Charles was a good man may he Rest In Peace in the loving arms of our Lord and Savior.
Nick and Joan

Joan and Nick Cook

Janice,and family, so sad to hear this news.prayers for comfort.

Janine Kennedy

Janice and family: I am so very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with y’all at this time.

Dale Fuss

Janice, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and family.

Mary spiers

Janice and family, So very sorry to hear of Charles passing. My prayers are with you at this difficult time. So enjoyed my travels with you two, many memories. May God comfort you and your family. RIP Charles
Brenda Stephenson

Brenda Stephenson

Wanda & Family.

We are sadden to hear of this. Our hearts are heavy for you all. Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you all. We are just a phone call away if you need anything.

Wanda & Skip

Wanda & Skip Collins

Wanda and family,
My prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. We know your dad is in Heaven in the arms of Jesus Christ. Christ's love to you and family.

God Bless,
Lane Adkins

Lane Adkins

Prayers to you and your family.

Michael Britt

Janice, Celeste, and family, John and I are so sorry to hear this. Each of you are in our thoughts and prayers!

Nancy Moore

Mrs. Janice, Diane and the Cook Family,
Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, loves leaves a memory no one can steal. Praying for you and your entire Family.

Joyce Holmes

Janice, our prayers 🙏 sent to you and family. May the Lord comfort u. Threw your time of sorrow and loss. Arthur and Fayellen.💜

Fayellen Brooks

So sorry for your loss. Sending prayers to the family.
Scott and Susan Corvello

Susan Corvello

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